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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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.fwer, and dipped into forerai places, reading parts aloud, for he read and fpoke French perfc&ly well, and then gave it to one of his knights, called fir Richard Credon, to carry to his oratory, and made me many acknowledgments for it. It happened this fame Sunday, after the king had received . my book fo handfomely, an Englifh - fquire, being.in the king's chamber, called Henry Caftide*, a man of prudence and character, and who fpoke French well, made acquaintance with me, beciufc he faw the king and lords give me fo hearty a reception, and had likewife noticed the book I had prefented to the king : he alio ima-gined, from his firft convcrfarion, that I was an hiftorian; indeed,* he" had been told fo by fit Richard Starry. He thus addrefled me: cSu-John, have you as yet found any one to give you an account of the late expedition to Ireland, and how four kings of that country fubmitted them-felves to the obedience of the king ?' I replied, that I had not. € I will tell it you then/ laid the fquire, who might be afout fifty years old, c in order that, when you are returned home, you may at your leifure infert it in your hiftory, to be had in perpetual remembrance/ I was delighted to hear this, and offered him my warmeft thanks. Henry Caftide thus began : It is not in the me-mory of man that any king of England ever led fo large an armament ôf men at arms and archers • Caftide. The MSS. Criicei. Stowe, Henry CrfftaU. Sauvage afterwards calk hm CriftrU*. m 154 :


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