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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.12

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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.12
page 12



The count de Nevers and the lords of France were received by the grand prior of Rhodes and the grand prior of Aquitaine, in their robes of ceremony, who offered to lend them any fum of money, as far as their abilities extended, to enable them to difcharge their daily expenfes, which the count and his friends thought a moft courteous offer, and thanked them accordingly. In truth, they were in want of money, and the grand prior of Aquitaine, a right valiant knight, as his allions lhewed in the Holy Land, lent the count de Nevers thirty thoufand francs, which were counted out by fir Régnier Pot, houfe-fteward to the count, and die lord de Rochefort in Burgundy. I believe this fern-was as much for his companions for the count himfelf, and was divided among them, although the count de Nevers took on himfelf the whole debt. The French lords remained fome time in the illand of Rhodes, fo recover and properly array themfelves, for the climate was by far more tem-perate than in the countries where they had lately refided : during the time they tarried at Rhodes,. waiting for the galleys from Venice, fir Guy de la Trimouille was feized with fo dangerous an illnefs, that he there departed this life. He ordered his • body to be buried on the fpot where he died, and was, confequendy, interred in the church of Saint John, in the ifland of Rhodes. " His funeral was honourably attended by the French lords, who much regretted his lofs, more efpecially the count de Nevers, who knew that his father, the duke of B 3 Burgundy# 5'


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