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 MCCCCLXVII. and Continued by Others to the Year MDXVI.

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1810
 

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Strona 354 - ... or pursuivant, touch the first shield, shall be bounden to perform twelve courses on horseback with me, or with one of my aforesaid knights or esquires, with blunted lances. — Item, if either of the champions, during their twelve courses, be unhorsed by a direct blow with the lance on his armour, such person, thus unhorsed, shall present to his adversary a diamond of whatever value he please. — Item, the champions may arm themselves according to their pleasure, double or single? but without...
Strona 353 - ... known to all princes, barons, cavaliers, and esquires without reproach, that, for the augmentation and extension of the most noble profession and exercise of arms, it was his will and intention, in conjunction with twelve knights, squires, and gentlemen, of four quarterings, whose names he mentioned, to guard and defend a pass d'armes, situated on the great road leading from Dijon toward Exonne, at the end of the causeway from the said town of Dijon, at a great tree called the Hermit's Tree,...
Strona 395 - ... suit; and the rebellious, though forgiven pair, accompanied the Queen of England as far as Bar le Due, where, we are told, " Rene and her mother took leave of her with floods of tears, and prayers for her welfare." Two leagues from Nanci the King and Queen of France had previously parted with their niece, " with many tears, and recommended her to the protection of God ; their grief was so great that they could not speak.
Strona 394 - Rene, king of Sicily, and numbers of great lords and knights, the queens of France and Sicily, the dauphiness, and the daughter of Rene", whom the Earl of Suffolk had come with a splendid embassy to demand in marriage for the King of England. After a few discussions every thing was agreed on ; but before their departure with the new queen, a magnificent tournament was held, in which the Kings of France and Sicily, the Lord Charles...
Strona 123 - the Lord was very angry," and gave them up to perdition, because they were separated from unity, and had set up for themselves another king. And so great was the anger of the Lord against those who had caused the schism, that even when the man of God was sent to Jeroboam to reproach him for his sins, and to foretell the vengeance that would follow, he was forbidden "to eat bread or drink water...
Strona 355 - ... with battle-axes or swords, as may be most agreeable to them. " Item, if, during these courses, any champion shall touch the ground with his hand or knees, he shall be bounden to present his adversary with a ruby of whatever value he please. — Item, each champion shall be armed, with the...
Strona 212 - ... requested the body of the duke, that they might inter it in holy ground, which the duke granted. Notwithstanding the many and horrid cruelties he had been guilty of, he made a very devout end, full of repentance, requesting most humbly of his Creator to have mercy on his manifold sins and wickednesses. The greater part of the nobles of Brittany, more especially those of his kindred, were in the utmost grief and confusion at his disgraceful death.
Strona 266 - ... considerable time; and before he quitted it, delivered to the council the declaratory letter before mentioned, the tenor of which was as follows. " Louis de Luxembourg, count de St. Pol, de Ligny, de Conversan, de Braine and de Guise, lord of Anghien and of Beaurevoir, and Castellan of Lille, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Be it known that I have promised, and by these presents do promise, on my faith and corporal oath, and under penalty of confiscation of all my effects,...
Strona 395 - ... the King of England. After a few discussions every thing was agreed on; but before their departure with the new queen, a magnificent tournament was held, in which the Kings of France and Sicily, the Lord Charles d'Anjou, the Counts de Foix and de St. Pol, the Lord Ferry de Lorraine, and several other lords, tilted ; these feasts lasted eight days, and the ladies were most splendidly dressed.
Strona 353 - ... Tree in the form and manner following. " In the first place, two shields, (one black besprinkled with tears of gold, — the other violet, having tears of sable), shall be suspended on the tree of the Hermit, and all those who shall, by a king at arms or pursuivant, touch the first shield, shall be bounden to perform twelve courses on horseback with me, or with one of my aforesaid knights or esquires, with blunted lances. — Item, if either of the champions, during their twelve courses, be unhorsed...

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