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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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' 14 agreed to the propriety of this choice, for indeed he was deferring of it, and when appointed was at Venice. He returned home fliordy after this, for the ranfoms were paid, and the whole of thofe who had been prifoners in TurkejEjcame back to France, to the great joy of their friends and countrymen. The lord Boucicaut was made marfhal ofFrance ; and the count de Nevers waited on the duke and duchefs of Burgundy, and was well feaftcd by them and others, for he was returned from a long and dangerous expedition, wherein he and his companions had fufièred many perils, but through the grace of God, they hacj .efcaped, and were ftturncd home. The count was ièen with much pkafurc by all m Flanders, Artois and Burgundy, and other dépendance of his father, as he was their heir apparent. After he had remained fouie time with the duke and duchefs, and had vifited the countries under their obedience, he deter-mined to wait on the king of France and the duke of Orleans, both of whom Received him honour-ably and kindly. ' He,was made • welcome by all the lords and ladies of the; court. The king and the duke of Orleans were very glad to fee him again* and eagerly listened to his relation of what he had fuffered. They inquired news of Turkey, of the battle of Nicopoli, of the adventures he had met with, how he was made prifoner, and of tbcûm of Byazet? The mum fatLfkd them by his a^fwers, for he was wcU fpoken, and made no complaints, at leaft • by


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