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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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c£ hjs father, duke of Lancafter, and the moll pojtcpt baron in England^ fécond to none but the king, and by his advice the Ipng ihould have go-verned. The king an$ his irçinifters ihould not have for-gotten that the people of England, xpore particu-larly the Londoners, had frequently rifen againft the government | that tjie king w^s pot popular Vith any rank of men s and that, during the life of the duke of Glocefter, he had fuffered many, vexations, and even perfonal danger. When the citizens of London and the deputies from the great towns waited on the king at Eltham, to petition for the abolition of the war-taxes, their plan was (by the fecret advice of the duke of Glocefter and other lords) to feize the king and queen, and choofe another in his room. King Richard and his queen were to be confined and allowed a fuf* ficiency for their maintenance during their lives. The dukç of Glopcftcr had requefted Ms nephew, Jon to the daughter of t% duke of Clarence, called John carl of N£arch, to • take charge of the go-vernment of England j but he tpd excufed him-felf from fo doifig, and the pieeting was difmiflcd in tolerably good humour by the prudence and temper of the duke of Lancafter, and Richard reigned with greater profperity than before. The king was notijpacquainted with thefe defigns againft him ; and by the wicked counfel of thofe abopf Mf perfon, who gave him to underftand the duke, of Glocefter was at the bottom of this plot, undef, f rçtençc of great afteftion he h»d him arretted in 91


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