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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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igainft fir Peter de Craftn in 6vour of the queen of Naples, he was confounded. Finding that he mult refund the one hundred thoufand franca or remain his whole life in prifon, he littcned to the counfel that was given him from the duke and du-chefs of Burgundy. They advUed him to folicit the young queen of England to intercede with thi queen of Naples to obtain his liberty for fifteen day* only, that he might fcek out his friends in Paris to pay this money, or to become his fureties until he had procured it in Brittany or elfewhere, engaging to return with the fum he was condemned to pay. The queen of Naples complied with the requeft: wf the queen of England, but on condition that fir Pçter de Craon fhould every night fieep in his prifon at the Louvre. Sir Peter fought for aid among his relatives in vain i for the fum was too great for them to advance, and they refufed being his fureties. At the end of the fifteen days, he was forced to return to his prifon, where he was ftri&ly guarded day and night, and at his own proper cofts. We will now fpeak of what aftions and enter-prifrs the count de Nevers and the lords of France performed this fummer in Hungary ; and then lay fomething of the expedition the earl of Hainavit and earl of Oftrevant made into Friefland. CHAP.


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