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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.11

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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.11
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Chartres, arrived at Auneau, a good town and handfome caftlc, that belonged to the lard de la Riviere in right of his wife. In company with Kim were the dukes of Orleans and Bourbon. The lord de la Riviere received the king and thefe lords very magnificently, as he was well able to do, and they remained his guefts for three days. On the fourth day they departed, and went to Chartres, of which place the brother of Montagu was bifhop. The kihg, the duke of Orleans, and the duke of Bourbon were lodged in the epifcopal palace. On the fécond day, the duke of Berry, and the count de la Marche came there ; but the duke of Bur-gundy was ftill behind. He had begun his jour-ney, and on the fourth day arrived, to the great joy of the king. Men at arms were pouring in from all quarters; and the king faid he would never return to Paris until he had made this duke of Brittany liften to reafon, who had fo often given him plague and vexation. There were too many about the king, who urged him on ; fo that the dukes of Berry and Burgundy, who wifhed for more' moderate çounfels, were not attended to. This created a difguft in them and their advifefs ; and they faid among themfelves, that public affairs could not long remain in their prefent hazardous and unfetded clrCumftances, and that the king was cutting out for hirnfelf and kingdom work enough, when he rejefted the advice of his uncles and liftened to others of little weight. After ftaying about feven days in Chartres, he departed for Mans. He was followed by men at


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