The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the Cruel Civil Wars Between the Houses of Orleans and Burgundy; of the Possession of Paris and Normandy by the English; Their Expulsion Thence; and of Other Memorable Events that Happened in the Kingdom of France, as Well as in Other Countries. Beginning at the Year MCCCC., where that of Sir John Froissart Finishes, and Ending at the Year MCCCCLXXVII., and Continued by Others to the Year MDXVI.

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William Smith, 1845
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I bought this in two separate volumes. The first volume I bought more recently from Forgotten Books reprints. The second volume I bought much earlier from Kissinger reprints. These chronicles continue ... レビュー全文を読む

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Volume one of the 1840 translation of the Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet. The translator was the same Thomas Johnes who did Froissart at about the same time. EM took up where Froissart stopped ... レビュー全文を読む

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Duke John of Burgundy obtains from the king
43
The duke of Orleans receives the duchy
52
The duke of Burgundy assembles a number
58
The king of France sends a solemn embassy
81
How all the prelates and clergy of France were
87
The conclusion of the duchess of Orleans
111
The king of France holds a grand council
128
111
134
The death of the bishop of Paris The mar
143
Duke Louis of Bavaria espouses the daughter
150
30
151
The king of Sicily goes to Provence and
156
Tiara and official Badges of the Popedom
157
The duke of Orleans sends ambassadors to
166
The death of the duke of Bar The king
174
Ham
175
The duke of Burgundy sends an answer to
182
as it appeared in 1742
189
The duke of Burgundy assembles another army
193
Excommunication by Bell Book
196
The king of France sends the count de St
201
Charles king of France attended by other
214
The princes and lords within the city of Bourges
223
The duke of Berry is dangerously ill He
229
The duke of Acquitaine is displeased with
238
The count de Vertus and several of
247
St Germain lAuxerrois Paris
258
The duke of Brittany comes to Paris
264
The duke of Burgundy goes to Antwerp
278
On the retreat of the duke of Burgundy from
289
Prison of the Châtelet Paris
292
The chains are taken away from the streets
295
The king of France marches his army from
302
Arrival of the King at the Nunnery
306
Charles king of France having reduced
308
Procession of the King to NotreDame
320
Three Portuguese perform a deed of arms
325
Henry V of England with Military
328
John of Bavaria makes war on the duchess
388
King Henry of England conquers many towns
394
The commonalty of Paris assemble in great
405
Castle and Fortifications erected
411
The castle of Coucy is taken by the prisoners
412
The treaty of peace concluded between
418
ChateauGaillard
421
Philip count de Charolois is made acquainted
429
The count de Conversan with his brother
436
Queen Katharine
439
The kings of France and of England depart
442
Philip count de St Pol goes to Brussels
448
A quarrel takes place between the duke
454
King Henry of England returns to France
460
The names of the principal lords who
467
Sir John de Luxembourg conquers this cam
473
The king of England goes from Senlis
479
The duchess of Burgundy dies in the town
485
The captains of King Charles assemble in great
493
King Charles of France has the town of Cre
499
14
506
The inhabitants of Tournay rebel against their
512
The sultan of Egypt and Saracens determine
527
The duke of Bedford lays siege to Montargis
536
46
541
Sir John de Luxembourg besieges Beaumont
542
A grand tournament in the city of Brussels
548
The lord de Saveuses and the bastard de
565
Joan the maid overthrows Franquet dArras
571
Sir John de Luxembourg takes the command
577
The lord de Barbasan lays siege to the castle
588
The detachment the duke of Bar had left
598
The English conquer the bulwark at Lagny
604
The heir of Commercy takes the town of Ligny
608
A treaty of peace is concluded between
614
Pierre de Luxembourg count de St Pol
620
The French gain the town of Hamme on
629
The duke and duchess of Burgundy return from
636

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242 ページ - He waa so sorely oppressed at the latter end of his sickness that those who attended him, not perceiving him breathe, concluded he was dead, and covered his face with a cloth. It was the custom in that country, whenever the king was ill, to place the royal crown on a cushion beside his bed, and for his successor to take it on his death.
343 ページ - Their archers, amounting to at least thirteen thousand, let off a shower of arrows with all their might, and as high as possible, so as not to lose their effect : they were, for the most part, without any armour, and in jackets, with their hose loose, and hatchets or swords hanging to their girdles ; some indeed were bare-footed and without hats.
526 ページ - Brabant, which treaty had been made in the absence, and without the knowledge of my mother, as she herself signifies to me, and confirmed by her chaplain, Master Gerard le Grand. My mother, most redoubted lord, has written to me letters, certifying the above treaty having been made ; but that, in regard to it, she knew not how to advise me, for that she was herself doubtful how to act. She desired me, however, to call an assembly of the principal burghers of Mons, and learn from them what aid and...
485 ページ - Domine where mention is made Muri Hierusalem,* he stopped them, and said aloud, that he had fully intended, after he had wholly subdued the realm of France to his obedience, and restored it to peace, to have gone to conquer the Kingdom of Jerusalem, if it had pleased his Creator to have granted him a longer life.
418 ページ - Fair cousin, we wish you to know that we will have the daughter of your king, or we will drive him and you out of his kingdom.
iii ページ - Containing an Account of the cruel civil wars between the Houses of Orleans and Burgundy ; of the possession of Paris and Normandy by the English ; their expulsion thence, and of other memorable events that happened in the Kingdom of France as well as in other countries.
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480 ページ - King Charles had indeed been as liberal and courteous as his predecessors, but he was now seated in his Hotel of St. Pol at table with his queen, deserted by the grandees and others of his subjects.