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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart



Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart
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of the Chroniques de Saint Denis: finally, that the Chronique ordinaire dfc Louis XIL is different from that in this edition. To this I remark as follows*, 1. Not at page 271. burarfeuill. 171. does-the other work begin,—the title of which alfo, as has been noticed - in the extant copy of the fécond edition,. reads quite otherwifc, where mention is made of Gaguin, which Le Long did not at all recollect: 2. As by this inquiry we fail out of one fea into another *, fo is this mer des cron. jufqu* au R. de Ch. M. another abridgment from very many chronicles, all which Le Long, p. 386. N. 7536. calls-Froiffiufs, Gaguin's, *&cand pubhfhed] as a tranflatton by one Pierre Defrey, at Paris, by du Pré, 1515, folio,, augmented 1527, 1530, 1536. Hence, iudifputaHy, the.above-mentioncd-i fragment was printed from a Mer des Hift de Gaguin^ yea truly from this as a verbal tranflation. 3. The Grandes Chroniques de France have been* thrice printed, 1476, 1493, and 1514; each time three volumes in folio,, according to Lenglet, T. iv. p. 43. 4. Even thefe, as Lenglet advertifes,, are commonly called Le* Grandes Chroniques de St Denys, as they were* compiled in this abbey. 5. What i& meant by Chron. ord. 4k Louis XIL. l.have not been able to find out.. VIL. 10.11. Volume premier des Chroniques D'ENGVERRAN DEMÔNSTRELET* Gentil-Homme iadis demourant àCambray en Cambrefis, Contenant les cruelles guerres ciuilles* entre les maifons dfOrleans et de. Bourgogne, l'occupation de Paris et Normandie par les Anglois, l'expulfion d'iceux, et autre chofes mémorables aduenues de fon temps en ce Royaume, et pays effranges. Hijloire. de bel exemple et de grand fruict aux Francois, commenceant eu l'an M.CCCC. où. * A fimilar work, La Mer des Hiftoîres, Paris, alfo by Galliot du Pré, 1536, two parts, larg$ Mo, with a gothic chaïaâer, is in the Library.. / 15*

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