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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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called to him feme of the principal inhabitants, who advanced on the bridge to hear what he had to fay. He thus addreffed them aloud,—€ Good people of Orthès, I know but too well why you are thus aflembled and forrowful : you have good caufb for it. I therefore moft earneftly entreat, for the love you bore my late lord and father, that you will not be difpleafed nor angered, if I have haftened to take ppfleffion of this caftle and what is con-tained within it, for I mean nothing but what is juft. You know the great affeâion my lord and father had for me, and that he would willingly have made me his heir. It has happened, by the will of God, that he died without having com* pleted any regulations for that effed, which has thrown me upon you, with whom I was brought up and educated, a poor knight, baftard to the count de Foix. I therefore beg you would counfel me how to a£l, and affift me in this time of diftrefs. I pray God that you will have compaffion on me, as it will be an ad of charity ; and I fhall open the caftle for your free admittance, as I never thought of cjofing its gates againft you/ The chiefs among the townfmen anfwered,-— € Sir Evan, you have well fpoken, and to the pur-pofe, and we are fatisfied. We therefore fay, that. you fhall live among us : and it is our intention that you keep this caftle, and all that is within it, which we will aid you to defend. Should the vif-count de Chàtelbon, your coufin, who is heir to the territory of Beam, and the neareft relation to CUT 29?


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