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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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m ' . Were Ibrccd to fùbtfiit to the opinions of die Idngj his uncles, and the more intelligent part of the nation. * The duke «f Lancafter, confidering the matter, as well in regard to the welfare of his two daugh-ters, the queens of Caftille and Portugal, as i$ rcfpeét to his nephew,. the king of England, who was greatly inclined to peace, took much pains to bring it about, becaufe he thought k would like-wife be for the honour and advantage of Eng-land. On the part of France, the duke of Burgundy greatly exerted himfelf, for he found the whole weight of the government retted on him ; fince his nephews, the king and the duke of Orleans, were freak in body and mind. He wm of great powor by his marriage with the heirefs of FJandets, and daily expe&ing to inherit Brabant alfo. If, there-fore, in times to come, thefe countries Ihquld quarrel with France, and unite themfelves, as they Jiad formerly done, with .England, they woqld $m m o.vemxatch for her. . The duke of Burgundy was * Jong-%hted pa&* jtician, asJ was told by. thofe who opght to kppwj and he and the duke of .Lancafter effected that the conferences ihopjd be renewed at Leultpghç% ^vhere they had before been held, and that the coin* miflioners Should have full powers to conclude,-* |cacc. The conferences were to be holden p. the enfuing month of May, at Leulinghei?, in the year pf grace 1393« • It had been,thus agreed tp by


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