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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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cloths* Would be moft acceptable to the fultan ana his lords. There was plenty of cloths of gold and llks in Turkey, with which they were amply provided, and confequendy would like things they could not get at home. The king and the duke of Burgundy, therefore, rcfolved what to fend, for they were anxious to pleafe Bajazet on account of the count of' Nevers. Sir James de Helly remained at Paris, witlvthe king and the lords, about twelve days, and was well liftened to by all ; for he entertained them with his adventures in Hungary and Turkey, and with dc-fcriptions of the manners of Bajazet. Oh his de-parture, he was told,—c Sir James, you may now fet out on your return to the fultan, at your lei-fare. We fuppofe you will go through Lom-bardy, to the duke of Milan ; for he and Bajazet are great friends, although they have never feen each other : but, whatever road you take, we eft-treat and ordpr you to wait inHungary for fir John dc Chateaumorant, who will be.fent by the king with prefents to the fultan, as it is our intent that he purfue his journey from Hungary in your com-pany to Turkey, or until you fhall meet the fultan, that he may behave the more kindly to the Count de Nevers and his fellow-prifoners, who are now in his power.' • Sir James promifed obedience, and, having re-ceived his difpatches, took leave of the king, the duke of Burgundy, and the other lords, and left Paris, fol)qwing the fame road by which he had ccfot* . He continued his journey, firmly rcfolved 1 « - ' , never 317 .


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