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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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chamberlain of England, and many other barons . and knights, who were handfomely receive^ by the duke and duchefs of Burgundy* The duke of Brittany came thither alfo, having left the king of France and the young queen of England at Aire. You muft know that every honour and refpeâ that could be imagined were paid to the Englifh lords. The duchefs of Burgundy entertained them fplendidly at dinner ; at which was prefent the duchefs of Lancafter, with her fon and two daughters. There was an immenfè variety of different diihes and decorations on the tables, and very rich prefents made of gold and Giver plate : nothing, in Ihort, was fpared, fo that the Englifh were aftonifhed where fuch riches could come from, and efpecially the duke of Glocefter, who told hi| friends that the kingdom of France abounded in wealth and power. To foften the temper of the duke of Glocefter, whom the French lords knew to be proud, and their hitter enemy, they paid him the moft flattering attendons. Not-withftanding this, and the handfome prefents they offered, which he accepted, the fame rancour re-mained in his breaft, and, in fpite of every thing the French could fay or do, whenever the fubjeft of peace was mentioned, his anfwers were as harfh and fevere as ever. The French are very fubtle ; but, with regard to him, they could never gaiji his affb&ions -, and his converfation was fo referved, \t was not poffible to difcover his real fentimçnts. When


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