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.1
when he had his, private parts,cut off, and cad into
a fire, becaufe he had thought and afted trea
fcnàbìy. ' His body was then quartered, and fent t
the four principal cities in England; his head re
gained in London ·.
The king, foon after, by the advice of his council,
ordered his mother tò be confined in a goodly caftle,
and gave her plenty of ladies to wait and attend on
her, as well as knights and efquires of honour. He
made her a handfome allowance to keep and maii*
tain theftate fhe had been ufed to ; but forbid that
fhç ihould .ever go out or fhow herfelf abroad, ex
cept at certain times, when any fhows were exhi
bited in the court of the caftle.
• The queen thus pafled her time there meekly ; and the king, her fon,vifited her twice or thrice a year.
XING EDWARD PAYS HOMAGE TO THE KING O*
FRANCE FOR THE DUCHY OF GUIENNÊ.
^FTE R king Edward had adminiftered thefe two
great ach of juftice, he took new counfellors,
the wifeft and beft beloved by his people.
* This is not correci.—His body, after hanging for two days and two nights by the king's fpecial command, through his favour, was granted to the Friars Minors, or Gray Friars, in London, who buried him in their church, now called Chrift Church ; whence, many years afterwards, it was tnuiflated to Wigmore. DUGDALE*