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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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never m mom «to Fiance until he bad obtained his liberty. After his departure the duke of Bur-gundy was «nttandy employed In pitparing the piefents for the fultan i and, by the time they w«e provided, ir John de Chateaumorant was ready to fet out, .or he fad begun Ms preparations for the journey cm' his bring firft nominated to go thither. They made great hafte to have the pre-fonts from the king to Jt in dme for fir John de Chateaumorant to overtake fir James de HcDy. Thefe prcfents confifted of picots of the bcfl worked tapeftry from Arras, reprcfenting the hiA tory of Alexander the Great and his conquers* which was a delightful %ht for all men of ho-nour, the fineft linens from Rhetms, and fcarkt 4tid crimfon cloths, which were packed on fix fompter-horfes. . AU thefe things were cafflty to be had for mL aey; but thé» was great difficulty in procuring white gerfalcons. At hft, however, they were got, either in Paris• or from Germany i and fit John de Chateaumorant, having received his final inftruâions, left Paris, and began his journey • teen days after fir James de Helly. in the interval during which thefe kntghes were on their journey, the king of Hungary roctiraed to his kingdom. On his arrival being known* • fubjcôs were gixady rejoiced, and locked to him, for he was mueh. beloved. They .comforted him by faying, that if in ,this campaign he had been unfortunate, in another he would be morp ti/Qr 318


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