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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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and afked his coufîn the earl who they were. He replied, 9 For the moft part Londoners.' f And what do they want ?* faid the king. ' They want to take you/ anfwered the earl,€ and carry you to the Tower of London, and there is not any means of pacifying them, unlefs you confenr to go/ * No !* replied the king, who was much fright-ened at hearing this, for he knew the Londoners hated him, and continued, € cannot you, coufin, prevent this ? I would not willingly yield myfclf into their hands, for 1 am aware they hate me, and have done fo for a long time, although I am their fovereign/ • • • The earl of Derby anfwered,—f I fee no other way to prevent it, but to furrender yourfelf to me, and, when they know you are my prifoner, they will not do you any harm. You muft make prepa-rations to be conduced and imprifoned in the Tower of London with your attendants/ The king, not knowing how to a& in his diftrefs, and fearing the Londoners would put him to death, yielded himfelf prifoner to the earl of Derby, promifing to do whatever he fhould advife. His knights, fqnires and officers, furrçndçred * in like manner, to avoid greater danger. T^c earl, in the prefence of thofe who had accompanied frim, re-ceived the king and his attendes as hjs prifoners, and ordered the horfes to be inftantly faddled, brought to the coprtf and the gates of the caftle fo be thrown open, on which many jncn at arms ^nd archers entered it. • The earl of Dçfby now iffijed a proclamation, that 140


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