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THE

CHRONICLES

OF

ENGUERRAND DE MONSTRELET;

containing
AN Account OF THE CRUEL CIVIL WARS BETWEEN THE HOUSES OF
ORLEANS AND BURGUNDY;

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AND of other MEMORABLE EvenTS THAT HAPPENED IN THE KINGDOM OF FRANCE, As WELL As
IN OTHER COUNTRIES.

A HISTORY OF FAIR EXAMPLE, AND OF GREAT PROFIT TO THE FRENCH.

BEGINNING AT THE YEAR McCoc., where That of siR John F.Roissant finishes, AND ENDING AT The YEAR

MCCCCLXVII., AND continued by others to The YEAR MDxvi.

TRANSLATED BY THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ.

IN TWO WOLUMES.
VOL. II. .

LONDON :
HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
MDCCCXLIX,

Lontrox : mnadbury Ani, Evans, pikintrfs, whitefnia Rs.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

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194. The English suspect the Burgundians who are

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Arthur count de Richemont, constable of

France, makes war on the heir of Commercy

The bishop of Liege and the Liegeois destroy

Bousseuvre, and other forts that had made

war against them - - -

The town and castle of Orchimont are destroyed

by Everard de la Marche - - -

The English make excursions from Calais toward

Boulogne and Gravelines. La Hire conquers

Gisors, and loses it soon afterwards -

The men of Ghent, and the Flemings, make

great preparations for the siege of Calais

Sir John de Croy, bailiff of Hainault, in con-

junction with other captains, attack the

English and are discomfited by them

The Flemings march to the siege of Calais, and

march back again - - -

Sir Florimont de Brimeu, seneschal of Pon-

thieu, conquers the town of Crotoy -

Humphry duke of Glocester arrives at Calais

with a large armament. He enters Flanders,

Artois, and other territories of the duke of

Burgundy, and does much damage to them .

The Flemings again take up arms, after their

retreat from Calais to their towns - -

La Hire conquers the town and castle of Soissons.

Other matters - - - -

210. The duchess of Bedford, sister to the count de

St. Pol, re-marries of her own free will. The

king of Sicily negotiates with the duke of

Burgundy for his liberty. The English

recover the town of Pontoise - -

211. James I. king of Scotland is murdered in his

bedchamber during the night by his uncle

the earl of Athol. Other matters -

212. La Hire, Poton, with many other French cap-

tains, are near taking Rouen. They are

attacked and defeated by the English, who

surprise them in their quarters - -

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249.

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236. The king of France compels Roderigo de

Willandras, who was committing great waste

on his territories, to march away and make

war on the English - -

237. Pope Eugenius sends bulls to divers parts of

Europe. Their tenour . - -

238. Sir John de Luxembourg, in consequence of

being in the ill graces of the duke of Bur-

gundy, sends letters to the knights of the

Golden Fleece - - -

The count de Richemont, constable of France,

gains the town of Meaux, in Brie, from the

English . - -

Sir John de Luxembourg sends letters to excul-

pate himself to the great council of the duke

of Burgundy. Their contents - -

King Charles of France sends the princess

Catherine, his daughter, to the duke of

Burgundy, conformably to the treaty of

marriage agreed on with the count de

Charolois his son .

242. The bastard of Bourbon takes the town of La

Mothe in Lorraine - -

Many noble ambassadors from the kings of

France and England meet between Grave-

lines and Calais, to hold a conference on the

subject of peace . - - -

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241.

243.

244. The English make an excursion into the

country of Santois, where they gain the

castle of Folleville, and commit many ravages

and cruelties - - - -

The dauphin, the duke of Bourbon, and many

of the great lords, quit in disgust the court

of king Charles . - - -

The French overrun the lands of Neel belong-

ing to sir John de Luxembourg

The earl of Somerset besieges Harfleur with a

powerful army of English - -

A very great lord in Brittany, called the lord

de Retz, is accused and convicted of sorcery.

Pierre de Regnault, bastard-brother to La Hire,

goes on a foraging party to the country round

Abbeville - - - -

Ambassadors from France, England, and Bur-

gundy, meet at Calais, to treat of a general

peace - - - - -

The Barrois and Lorrainers overrun the county

of Vaudemont, where they commit great

waste and destruction - - -

The duke of Orleans obtains his liberty by

means of the duke of Burgundy, and marries

the lady of Cleves, niece to the said duke .

The king of France goes to Troyes in Cham-

pagne. Several towns and forts submit to his

obedience. Other matters - -

254. The English in the castle of Folleville do much

damage to the country round Amiens. They

defeat some Picard lords and their men -

255. Some of the garrisons of the count de St. Pol

rob the king of France's servants as they

were conducting warlike stores from the city

of Tournay. The reparation the count de

St. Pol makes for this conduct - -

256. The duchess of Burgundy waits on the king

of France at Laon, to make some requests to

him. Other matters - - -

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