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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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brought "the papers figned and fealed from Eng* land ; and that, fince then, the lord de Chatcau-morant and fir Taupin de Cantemelle had accom~ panied the dukes of Lancafter and York from the conferences at Amiens to London, to learn the in-tentions of the king and parliament of England, in regard to the advances which had been made at Amiens vtowards a folid peace between the two nations, fubjeét* however, to the confent of Eng-land, which had been referved in the treaty by the dukes of Lancafter and York. The French knights had returned to France j for they were told nothing could be done in the matter until the ' meeting of the parliament, which was appointed to be holdcn at Weft-minfter af Michaelmas : that then the affair would be difcufTed, and they fhould have an an-' fwer. When it was known . in England how grievoufly the king of France was affiiéled, the bufinefs was much retarded. Nevcrthelefs, the king and the duke of Lancafter were defirous of peace between England and France, and, had it depended on them, it would have been concluded ; but it was not fo, for the commons of England preferred war to peace, faying, * that war with France was more beneficial to them than other-wife.* This was alfo the opinion of Thomas duke of Glocefter, conftable of England, who was very popular throughout the codntry. He inclined for war, as did all the young men who were anxious to fignalize themfelves in arms ; but his brother, the duke of Lancafter, as the oldcft*and mot powerful, 6*


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