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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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youth of twenty-two ye^rs old, greatly beloved by the knights and fquires of Burgundy, aad in-deed by all who were acquainted with him. He had married a prudent and devout lady, the daugh-ter of duke Albert of Bavaria, count of HainauJt, Holland apd Zealand* who hs*d brwgbt hirrç two children, whom, in due feajbn, he looked to. ally nobjy. It was hinted to hip, to krçow what he would fay, th^t perhaps the king of prance might feicd him, to lead a body of ipen at arps to the affiftance of tjie king of Hungary- He repliedt ' that if it wçpç agreçable tq his Iprd the king, and his lord and fafber, he would cheerfully accept of this cotnm^pd, which çaipç very opportunely, m he had a great defire to gain renownf c Sir,' an-fwcred thofe m whom he had addreflfed himfelf, € fpeak firft iq your fathçr, and learn whether he be willing that you go, and if he wi\l taljt to the king on the fubjeft ; for without thçi* confent no-thing could be done.' It W3s not lpng after thi$, that John of Bur-gundy ipoke to the dpke \ns father, requeftiqg humbly hp çpnfent ço gp on çbç. expedition m Hungary, as he had S ftrong w.ilh for it. Whci he m^de this requeft, thtts W£re ffifh tac duke fit Guy md ftf Wilii?W. #5 l^.Trimowilte, fir Jamcq de Vergy, and odjer knights, who, tskiçg part iti the converfation, faid,—* My lojrd* wha| John of Burgundy alks is very reafonabte, far it is time he fhpuld receive the order gf knighthood i and Jie cannot more honourably receive it, than when Qi^rçbing againft tj^e eneipie§. of God and m of our


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