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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
page 137



let Dut for OfpriPge, whence. te hi €0St flit morning, i aiked -fir Thomas's advice how tp aft : c For the prefent/ he laid* f do not PîÉ* forther attempts to announce yo^r irri?4, hit fblr low the king î tod I will take care* when he come? to his palace in this country, which he will do If twQ days, th# you fhall be well lodged, $» lûiféi the court tarries there/ ... The king was going to a beautiful palace in the county of Kent, called Leeds caftle, and I fol-lowed fir Thomas Percy's advice by taking the road to Ofpringç. J lodged m m inn wfcft 1 found a gallant knight of the king's chamber, but he had that morning fluid behind on account of * flight pain in his head that had feized him th$ preceding nigty. This knight, whofc name W3f fir William de Lifl* feting I wi$ t fprcigpçf a§4 a Frenchman (for all who fpeak the language of Oil are by the Englifh confidered as Frenchmen, whatever country they may come from), made ac-quaintance with me, and I with him, for the Eug* Jtfb are courteous to ftrangers. He afked my fituatkm and bufinefs in England, which I related to him at length, as well ' as what fir Thomas Percy had advifed rnc.to do. ffç rç-. plied, that 1 c&nJdnot hive had better advice, (of that the king would' on Friday be at Leeds cattle, and would find tkktt his uncle the duke *f York. I was well pleafed. to hear this,, for I had fetters to the duke, and, when young, was known tQ him while in the . household of the late kiag and queen. *• ' • 1 ¥ot. xi :/ * K' ' • :'nmmil Iff


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