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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 111



loi .CHAR XVI. fclNG RICHARD OF ENGLAND PkOCLAîkJ À TOURNAMENT, WHICH IS ATTENDED BY VERY * FEW PERSONS. ON SETTING OUT FOR IRE- ' LAND, HE BANISHES THE EAfcL OF NORTHUM^ * BERLAND AND HIS SON THE KINÔD0M. COON - after the return of the earï 'ôf Sàîîfburf from France to England, king Richard hat| proclaimed throughout his realm and in Scotland, that a grand tournament would be held atWmdfor^ by forty knights and forty fquires, clothed ir\ green, with the device of a white falcon, againft aH comers, and that the queen of England, welj attended by ladies and damfels, would be at this feaft. The queen was indeed prefent at the tourna-ment in magnificent array, but very few of the barons attended : the greater part of the knights and fquires of England were difgufted with the king, for the banifhment of the earl of Derby, the injuries he was doing the earl's children,. the mur-der of the duke of Glocefter, that had been com-mitted in the caftle of Calais, the death of the earl of Arundel, whom he had beheaded in London^ and the perpetual exile of the earl of Warwick. None of the kindred of thefe lords came to the feaft, which was of courfe very poorly attended. The king, after this tournament, made prepa-rations to go to Ireland. He left his queen, Ifa-• ' " bella,


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