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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 118



kingdom. The families of thofe whom1 the king had put to death or baniftied were rejoiced, and looked out .for greater mifchiefs as the confe* cjuence. #The citizens of London, who being rich from their trade, are enabled to live in ftate, and by whom .the other parts of England are generally governed, forefaw thatmoft dangerous confequences would enfue, unlets they ftepped forward, as they had wifely done formerly againft king Edward and the Defpencers, who had forced queen Ifo* bella and the prince of Wales out of rhe kingdom, and wanted to deftroy them. The king had no caufe for fo doing, but they were abfent from England three years. When the Londoners per-ceived king Edward fo befotted with the Defpen-cers, they provided a remedy, by fending fecredy to queen Ifabella information, that if fhe could colleft a body of three hundred armed men, and land with them in England, fhe would find the citizens of London, and the majority of the nobles and commonalty, ready to join her, and place her on the throne. The queen found a friend in fir John of Hain-ault, lord of Beaumont and Chimay, and brother to count William of Hainault, who undertook, through affe&ion and pity., to carry her and her fon back to England. He exerted himfelf fo much m " her feryice, with knights and fquires, that he collected, a body of four hundred, and landed them in England, to the great comfort of the Londoners. The citizens joined them, for, without their affiftance, Ill


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