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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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ILL" Thé king -liras riàttthtBf GOOD féiijféréi, «Joli, fir Ému kclrfiâg » put him to death; took com-piftfcm on him,1 and' Hftened to the occults he made for whit- lie had done, fey throwing the bfeme on the four knights who had been beheaded, as he had only obeyed their orders. The council and Lôâdonefs Wild not hear Ms excufes; and would have him executed, for they faid he had deferred 1 it. The earl ' of SriHburjf chcrefbit côûûmti M \ pri&ft, in great danger of his fife. Sir John Holland, earl of Huntingdon, who was governor of Calais, had been duty informed ' of aH that had paffed; how his brtftftei*, kihg Richard, had been arreted âhd carried to the Tdwet of London, where he had been condemned té pals his life, after refigning his crown to Henry of Lancafter, who was acknowledged king of England. The earl of Huntingdon, notwithftand-ing the vexation the ftate of his brother, king Richard, gave him, weighed well the times and circumftances, and found that he alone could not pretend to withftand the whole power of England. His counted, fifter-gcrman to king Henry, told him, on his return from Calais to England,— * My lord, you muft prudently lay afide your anger, and not haftily do any thing you may repent • of, for my lord the * king, my brother, can fhew you much kindnefs. You fee the whole kingdom is in his favour, and fhould you commit yourfelf by any rafh aft, you are ruined. I advifc and entreat you t^ diffemblc your vexation, for king M 3 Henry


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