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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 291



Calais; the king to Guiitcs, the dukes of Lan* cafter and Glocefter to Hamme, and the others to their lodging at Calais. In like manner did the king of France return to Ardres, accompanied by the duke of Orleans ; the duke of Berry to Tournehem, and the duke of Burgundy to la Montoire ; for nothing more was done that day, although the tents and pavilions of the king of France and other lords were left Handing. At Ti o'clock of the Saturday morning, the feaft of St. Simon and St.Jude, the king of Eng-land, attended by his uncles and all the noblemen who had accompanied him from England, waited on the king of France in his tent. They were received by the king, his brother and uncles, with great pomp and the moft affectionate words. The dinner-tables were there laid out : that for the kings was long and handfome, and the fide-board covered with the moft magnificent plate. % _ The two kings were featcd by themfelves ; the king of France at the top of the table, and the king of England below him, but at a good diftance from each other. They were ferved by the dukes of Berry, Burgundy and Bourbon : the laft enter-tained the two monarchy with many gay remarks, to make them laugh, and thofe about the table,* for he had much drollery, and, addreffing the king of England, faid,—* My lord king of England, you ought to make good cheer, for you have had all your wiflies gratified. You have a wife, or fhall have one, for ihe wijl be fpeedily delivered - . to 887


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