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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 365



« Your uncle of Gloccfter, to make you more unpopular with your fubje&s, Jpreads abroad in London, (we have heard it) that you are un-worthy to bear a crown, and to poflèfs fo noble an inheritance as England and its dependancies ; that, when you married.again, you chofe the daughter of your adverfary the king of France, for which you were very blame-worthy ; and that you have debafed the chivalry of England, and the courage of its knights, fquires and nobles, who had fo va-liantly carried on the war againft France, and would have continued it, enfeebled as they are, if you had not prevented them that you have placed the kingdom in a moft perilous fituation, with great rifle of its deftruftion, and that it is a pity you are fufiered, and have been fuffered, to reign fo long. The French fay (as the common re-port runs), that you intend to lay. aide the arms of France from your arms,. which caufeth great hatred againft you s and it is the more readily be-lieved from the great pains you took to have the truce figned, which was done more through force than love, for the nobles of this country who had ferved in thefe wars would not afient to it : that you have not carefully examined the treaties figned by king John of France and his children, which thofe pf his blood, now living, have ireacheroufly in* fringed i and that the French, by underhand means, caufed a renewal of war, and feised by u&irparion the right* pf your predeccflbrs, and poffeffed them-felves of very many towns, cities and caftles in Aquitaine, to the great lofs of the crown of Eng- land, 861


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