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SIR JOHN FROISSART Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.10

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SIR JOHN FROISSART
Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.10
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of the count at Mon, noticing this key, could not imagine the ufe of it; but the chaplain of the count, fir Nicholas de I'Efcalle, being • prefent, knew it well. He had been much loved By the count, who intruded him with all his fecrèts, and, when he had vifited his treafure, had never taken any one but his chaplain with him. On feeing-the key, he firid; € Sir Evan will lofe his pains, for without this key he can never enter the trcafury : * this opens a fmall fteel cafket in which the other keys are/ ' The knights were vexed at hearing this, and faid ; c Carry it to him, fir Nicholas ; you will a€t well by fo doing, for it is better fir Evan fhould gain the treafure than any other : he is a good knight, and our late lord loved him exceed-ingly/ t The chaplain anfwered, 4 Since you ad-vife me, « I will cheerfully do k/ and, inftantly mounting his horfe, he haftened with the key to the caftle of Orthès, where fir Evan was very melancholy at not finding the keys, and at the impoffibilhy of forcing the locks of the doors^ as they were very ftrong, and he had not any in* ftruments. for the purpofe, \£hile he was in this diftrefs, and fir Nicholas oh the road to affift himf it was known in Orthès (I know not whether by mfpiration, or frbm women aad fervants returning from Rion) that the count de Foix, their lord, wai no more. • This was very afBiôing news, for the count was greatly beloved by all ranks* The whole town w m motion, açd met in the public fquare, ; . where


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