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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
page 131

This volume begins alfo with a large beautiful drawing, in which Troiflart is delineated kneeling before Guy earl of Blois, and receiving from him a letter of recommendation to Gallon earl of Four. It ends like the third volume tf the edition of Sauvage, which has 142 chapters, of which there are in this 181 ; and indeed with the following variations in the firft column of the fécond page of 28 lines, with which page $63 in that is to be compared. * En ce temps cftoient grands nouuelks en France et eh maint autres lieux et pays de vne très puiflant fefte et Jouîtes defbatemens, que le ieune roy Charles de France vouloit faire a Paris, a la bien venue de la royne Yfabel de France fa femme qui encoures nauoit elle a Paris, pour laquelle fefte cheualliers et efcuiers, dames et damoifelles fappareilloient par tout grandement et richement. Et de laquelle fefte, Je parleray encours auent en mes traitiez Et de la chartre de la trieue quy fut kuee grolfe, et fcelle de m toutes parties, Mais au iour que Je cloy ce prefent liure ie ne lauoie pas, fi men conuint foufFrir, et auffi fe II plaift a moù trefchier et honnoure fcigneur, Monfeigncur le conte Guy de Bloys, a la requefte et plailance duquel ie ay traueille en celle haulte et noble hiftoire, Il me dira, et pour lamour de luy Je y entnadray, et de toutes chofes aduenucs depuis ce tiers livre, cloz ie menfonnyeray voulentiers, Cy fine ce prefent liure Intitule, le tiers volume Sire lehan Fraiflart.1 • Juft underneath, A Nul. ne. fy. frote. Nul ne lâproche o o o+. de Bourgoigne. o o de Bourgoigne o o The text on the -four miffing leaves is, alas! not to be fuppHed as .done with the fevcn in the fecond volume, for Rehdigefs eolation 122*

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