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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
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to ifcm their friends of tàër Mppy detozfertncc. This w*s very (boa publicly feww% m thfe joy of all who heard it. The duke and dochefs of Bwgundy loft no mm in preparing every thing fwtable to the rank of their fon the count k Nevers, (uçfe as gdd and liver plate, linen, tapeftry, clothes ofatt feçts, which were packed up oa&mpter horfe% and fent to Venice under the cane of the lord de Hangiers* and fir Jam** de Helly. In like man* ncr did all the friend* and relative* of the other fords fend them every necefiary firitabfc to their ranks* Yon may fuppofe all this was done at a great e*penfe, for nothing was ipapwk their refir dcQce at Venice coft much, as it it one of the deareft towns in the wqrld for ftr#ngq«. It was proper thefe lords fliould keep up x ftatc be-cpming their rank, which' fell naturally moft heavy mt the- count de Nevers, their commander in chief. The. duke and duchefs of Burgundy were very a&ive in procuring his ranfom, that tfc^cir fon and heir might leave Venice with honour, and return, to France and Flanders, where his presence wa$ much wifhed for- The duke faid, that were it not for the aid of his good fubjefts in Burgpady* Artois and Flanders, the money would never have been raifed, for their own and their fon's. other cxpençes were very great. • The lord de Hangiers. D. Sauvage fappofes it ought m lave been 4e Hangeftj for a family of that name exited in Ms time in Pieardy. The


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