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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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widows in 'ope year, which was a great misfor-tune. The body of the lord Henry was embalmed and brought to France, and I believe buried at Paris, for his obfequies were there performed widi much fojemnity. On account of this epidemical diftemper, and to avoid its danger, the count de Nevers left Venice, and fixed his refidence at Tie-vifo, where he and the other French lords re-mained, with their houfeholds, for upwards of four months without ftirring from it During their ftay at Trevifo, the king of Hungary was informed by the knights of Rhodes, of their, having made peace with Bajazet, and obtained their liberty by payment of two hundred thoufand francs. He, in confequence, fent letters by a bifliop and fome of his knights to the count dc Nevers, to mark his affe&ion to him, with others to thofe who had the government of Venice. The bifhop and knights were ordered by the king to addrefs the count as follows, and of which they handfomejy acquitted themfelves. € My lord, we are fent hither by our much-redoubted lord, and your coufin, the king of Hun-gary, who falutes you by us. Here are letters written by him to congratulate you on your deli* yerance from the fultan Bajazet, his enemy. He is fincerely rejoiced it your and your companions9 efcape, for, without the means you have purfued, it would never have been effe&ed. Dear fir, our lord is well aflured that your treaties with the fultan muft have coft you immenfe fums of money, 18


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