The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet

Book I

Table of Contents



The Prologue Chapter 134: Three Portuguese perform a deed of arms against three Frenchmen, in the presence of the king of France. The Portuguese are vanquished
Chapter 1: How Charles the Well-Beloved Reigned in France, After He Had Been Crowned At Rheims, In The Year Thirteen Hundred and Eighty. Chapter 135: The peace of Arras solemnly sworn in the presence of the king of France. It is afterwards sworn to in divers other places.
Chapter 2: An Esquire of Arragon, Named Michel D'Orris, Sends Challenges to England. - The Answer he receives From a Knight of That Country. Chapter 136: The commonalty and clergy of Amiens are assembled to swear to the observance of the peace of Arras.
Chapter 3: Great pardons granted at Rome Chapter 137: The count Waleran de St. Pol dies at Yvoix, in the county of Chiny in Muxembourg. The princes of the blood go to Melun, by orders from the queen and the duke of Aquitaine.
Chapter 4: John of Montfort, duke of Brittany dies. - The emperor departs from Paris. - Isabella, queen of England, returns to France Chapter 138: The king of England assembles a large army to invade France. Ambassadors sent him from that country. The answers they recieve.
Chapter 5: The duke of Burgundy, by orders from the king of France, goes into Brittany, and the duke of Orleans to Luxembourg. - A quarrel ensues between them. Chapter 139: The duke of Burgundy sends ambassadors to the duke of Aquitaine. The answer they receive. He takes the oath.
Chapter 6: Clement, duke of Bavaria is elected emperor of Germany, and afterwards conducted with a numerous retinue to Frankfort Chapter 140: Henry, king of England, makes great preparations to invade France. He sends letters to the king of France at Paris.
Chapter 7: Henry of Lancaster, king of England, combats the Percies and welshmen, who had invided his kingdom, and defeats them. Chapter 141: The king of England, while at Southampton, discovers a conspiracy of his nobles against him. He lays siege to Harlfeur, and wind that town.
Chapter 8: John de Verchin, a knight of great renown, and seneschal of Hainault, sends, by his herald, a challenge into diverse countries, proposing a deed of arms. Chapter 142: The canons of St. Gery, in Cambray, quarrel with the inhabitants. The duke of Burgundy in consequence makes war on Cambray.
Chapter 9: The duke of Orleans, brother to the king of France, sends a challenge to the king of England. - The answer he recieves. Chapter 143: The king of France collects a great body of men-at-arms from all parts of his kingdom to oppose the English. The summons he issues on the occasion.
Chapter 10: Waleran count de Saint Pol sends a challenge to the king of England. Chapter 144: The king of England makes his entry into Harfleur. The regulations that he ordained. He resolves to march to Calais. The disposition and government of the French.
Chapter 11: Concerning the sending of sir James de Bourbon, count de la Marche, and his two Brothers, by order from the king of France, to the assisstance of the Welsh, - and other matters Chapter 145: The king of France and several of the princes of the blood-royal hold a council at Rouen, and resolve on fighting the English.
Chapter 12: The Admiral of Brittany, With Other Lords, Fights the English at Sea. Gilbert de Frelun Makes War against King Henry. Chapter 146: The French and English meet in battle on the plains of Azincourt. The English gain the victory.
Chapter 13: The university of Paris quarrels with sir Charles de Savoisy and with the provost of Paris Chapter 147: The names of the princes, and other lords from divers countries, who perished at this unfortunate battle, and of those who were made prisoner.
Chapter 14: The seneschal of Hainault performs a deed of arms with three others, in the presence of the king of Arragon. The admiral of Brittany undertakes an expedition against England. Chapter 148: On the departure of the English, many Frenchmen visit the field of battle to seek their friends, whom they bury, and other matters.
Chapter 15: The marshal of France and the master of the cross-bows, by order of the king of France, go to England, to the assistance of the prince of Wales. Chapter 149: King Henry embarks at Calais for England, where he is joyfully received on his late successes. The count de la Marche goes to Italy.
Chapter 16: A powerful infidel, called Tamerlane, invades the kingdom of the king Bajazet, who marches against him and fights with him. Chapter 150: The king of France and his princes are much grieved on hearing the melancholy event of the battle of Azincourt. Of the duke of Burgundy, and other matters.
Chapter 17: Charles, king of Navarre negotiates with the king of France, and obtains the duchy of Nemours. Duke Philip of Burgundy makes a journey to Bar-Le-Duc and to Brussels. Chapter 151: The Parisians and members of the university of Paris wait on the duke of Aquitaine to propose certain measures of public safety. The death of the duke of Aquitaine. The arrival of the constable in Paris.
Chapter 18: The duke of Burgundy dies in the town of Halle, in Hainault. His body is carried to the Carthuisian convent at Dijon, in Burgundy. Chapter 152: The duke of Brittany arrives in Paris. The duke of Burgundy leaves Lagny-sur-Marne. The capture of sir Martalet du Mesnil and Ferry de Mailly.
Chapter 19: Waleran count de Saint Pol lands a large force on the Isle of Wight, to make war against England, but returns without having performed any great deeds. Chapter 153: The bishop of Arras causes the sentence that had been pronounced against Master Jean Petit to be revoked. The emperor of Germany comes to Paris.
Chapter 20: Louis duke of Orleans is sent by the king to the Pope at Marseilles. The duke of Bourbon is ordered into Languedoc, and the constable Into Aquitaine. Chapter 154: A heavy tax is laid on the kingdom of France by the government, to the great discontent of the Parisians. Events that happened in consequence of it.
Chapter 21: The death of Albert, count of Hainault, and of Margaret, duchess of Burgundy, daughter to Louis earl of Flanders. Chapter 155: The emperor of Germany arrives in London. The brother of the king of Cyprus comes to Paris. The death of the duke of Berry. Many embassies take place between France and England.
Chapter 22: John duke of Burgundy, after the death of the duchess Margaret, is received by the principal towns in Flanders as their lord. Chapter 156: Jennet de Poix and others, by command of the duke of Burgundy, march secretly to Saint Denis, and make inroads on different parts of Paris.
Chapter 23: Duke William count of Hainault presides at a combat for life or death, in his town of Quesnoy, in which one of the champions is slain. Chapter 157: Lihons, in Santerre, pillaged by many captains who had taken up arms. The capture of the castle of Beaumont. The storming the castle of Nesle. And other matters.
Chapter 24: The count de Saint Pol marches an army before the castle of Mercq, where the English from Calais meet and discomfit him. Chapter 158: The duke of Burgundy increases his men-at-arms. The marriage of the lord de la Tremouille. The duke of Clarence embarks a large army for Harfleur.
Chapter 25: John duke of Burgundy goes to Paris, and causes the dauphin and queen to return thither, whom the duke of Orleans was carrying off, with other matters. Chapter 159: The emperor of Germany and the king of England come to Calais. Duke John of Burgundy meets them there. The matters that were then transacted.
Chapter 26: John duke of Burgundy goes to Paris, and causes the dauphin and queen to return thither, whom the duke of Orleans was carrying off, with other matters. Chapter 160: The duke of Burgundy goes to Valenciennes, in obedience to a summons which he receives from the Dauphin. They mutually swear friendship to each other.
Chapter 27: The war is renewed between the dukes of Bar and Lorrain. Marriages concluded at Compiegne. - An alliance between the dukes of Orleans and Burgundy. Chapter 161: Duke William of Hainault carries his son-in-law the dauphin to St. Quentin, and thence to Compiegne, where he dies. The conduct observed on this journey.
Chapter 28: The duke of Orleans, by the king’s orders, marches a powerful army into Aquitaine, and besieges Blaye and Le Bourg. Chapter 162: The Neapolitans rebel against their king, Jaques de la Marche, and make war on him. They take the queen prisoner. The consequences that follow.
Chapter 29: The duke of Burgundy prevails on the king of France and his council, that he may have permission to assemble men at arms to besiege Calais. Chapter 163: The earl of Dorset, governor of Harfleur, makes an incursion into the country of Caux, and is combated by the French. The emperor creates the count of Savoy a duke.
Chapter 30: The prelates and clergy of France are summoned to attend the king at Paris, on the subject of a union of the church. Chapter 164: Duke William, count of Hainault, dies at Bouchain. John of Bavaria declares war against his niece, daughter to the late duke William.
Chapter 31: The Liegois eject their bishop, John of Bavaria, for refusing to be consecrated as a churchman, according to his promise. Chapter 165: The duke of Burgundy sends letters to many of the principal towns in France, describing the state of those who govern the kingdom.
Chapter 32: Anthony duke of Limbourg takes possession of that duchy, and afterwar the town of Maestricht, to the great displeasure of the Liegeois. Chapter 166: Sir Louis Bourdon, knight, is arrested and executed. The queen of France is banished to Blois, and thence to Tours.
Chapter 33: Ambassadors from pope Gregory arrive at Paris, with bulls from the pope to the king and university of Paris. Chapter 167: The commonalty of Rouen put to death their bailiff, sir Raoul de Gaucourt. They seize the government of the town. The arrival of the Dauphin at Rouen.
Chapter 34: The duke of Orleans receives the duchy of Aquitaine, as a present, from the king of France. - A truce concluded between England and France. Chapter 168: The death of Louis king of Sicily. The conduct of the leaders of companies. The overthrow of Raymonnet de la Guerre. The destruction of the town of Aumale.
Chapter 35: The prince of Wales, accompanied by his two uncles, marches a considerable force to wage war against the Scots. Chapter 169: The king’s garrison in Peronne carries on a severe wae against the countries attached to the duke of Burgundy.
Chapter 36: The duke of Orleans, only brother to Charles VI. The well-beloved, king of France, is inhumanly assassinated in the town of Paris Chapter 170: The duke of Burgundy sends ambassadors to many of the king’s principal towns to form alliances with them. The oaths that were made on the occasion.
Chapter 37: The duchess of Orleans, with her youngest son, waits on the king in Paris, to make complaint of the cruel murder of the late duke her husband. Chapter 171: King Henry of England returns to France with a large army, and takes many towns and fortresses. The Council of Constance, where pope Martin is elected head of the church.
Chapter 38: The duke of Burgundy assembles a number of his dependants, at Lille in Flanders, to a council, respecting the death of the duke of Orleans. – He goes to Amiens, and thence to Paris. Chapter 172: The lord of Canny is sent by the king of France ambassador to the duke of Burgundy, whom he finds at Amiens. The answer he receives from the duke.
Chapter 39: The duke of Burgundy offers his justification, for having caused the death of the duke of Orleans, in the presence of the king and his great council. Chapter 173: The lord de Canny, on his return from his embassy to Paris, is accused by the royal council. Orders are issued against the duke of Burgundy.
Chapter 40: The king of France sends a solemn embassy to the pope. The answer they receive. The pope excommunicates the king and his adherents. Chapter 174: The duke of Burgundy continues his march towards Paris. Several towns and forts surrender to him, in which he places captains and governors.
Chapter 41: The University of Paris declares against the pope della Luna, in the presence of the king of France. King Louis of Sicily leaves Paris. Of the Borgne de la Heuse. Chapter 175: The duke of Burgundy crosses the river Oise with his army at L’Isle-Adam. He besieges and conqers Beaumont and Pontoise, whence he removes his quarters to L’Arbre-Sec.
Chapter 42: The duke of Burgundy departs from Paris, on account of the affairs of Liege. The king of Spain combats the Saracen fleet. The king of Hungary writes to the university of Paris. Chapter 176: The duke of Burgundy sends his heralds to the king of France in Paris. The answer he receives. The siege of Montlehery, and other matters.
Chapter 43: How all the prelates and clergy of France were summoned to Paris. The arrival of the queen and of the duchess of Orleans. Chapter 177: The duke of Burgundy lays siege to Corbeil. He marches thence to Chartres and into Touraine, on the summons of the queen of France, who accompanies him on his return.
Chapter 44: The duchess-dowager of Orleans and her son cause a public answer to be made, at Paris, to the charges of the duke of Burgundy against the late duke of Orleans, and challenge the duke of Burgundy for his murder. Chapter 178: The queen, on her arrival at Chatres, writes to several of the principal towns in France. Some new ordinances are made for the better government of the kingdom.
Chapter 45: The conclusion of the duchess of Orleans’ advocate against the duke of Burgundy, and the reply from the chancellor. Chapter 179: Sir Elyon de Jacqueville is dragged out of the church of our Lady in Chatres by Hector de Saveuses and his accomplices, who put him to death.
Chapter 46: Guye de Roye, archbishop of Rheims, appeals from the constitutions drawn up by the university of Paris, which angers that body, and they imprison his commissary. Chapter 180: The duke of Burgundy marches his whole army to Paris to force an entrance. He then carries the queen of France to Troyes, and other events.
Chapter 47: The duke of Burgundy assembles a large body of men-at-arms to succour John of Bavaria against the Liegeois, and combats them. Chapter 181: John of Bavaria makes war on the duchess his niece in Holland. The conquests of Henry king of England in Normandy.
Chapter 48: The king of France holds a grand council at Paris, to consider on the manner of proceeding against the duke of Burgundy for the murder of the duke of Orleans. Chapter 182: Sir James de Harcourt espouses the daughter of the count of Tancarville. The defeat of Hector de Saveuses. The constable lays siege to Senlis.
Chapter 49: The king of France is carried, by the princes of the blood, to Tours in Touraine. Peace is made in the town of Chartres. The death of the dowager duchess of Orleans. Chapter 183: The king of France sends ambassadors to Montereau-faut-Yonne to treat of a peace with the queen and the duke of Burgundy. The inhabitants of Rouen turn to the Burgundy faction.
Chapter 50: The queen of Spain dies during the sitting of the council at Pisa. The marriage of the king of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Chapter 184: The duke of Burgundy visits the emperor Sigismund. The count of Charolois thakes the oath of allegiance to the queen and his father the duke of Burgundy. The siege of Senlis is raised by the Picards.
Chapter 51: The king of France has a severe return of his disorder. The marriage of the count de Nevers with the damsel de Coucy. The war of Ame de Viry, a Savoyard, with the duke of Bourbon. Chapter 185: The cardinals d’Orsini and di San Marco come to France to appease the quarrels of the princes of the blood royal. A peace is made at Montereau, but not kept.
Chapter 52: Two combats take place at Paris in the presence of the king. - the death of the archbishop of Rhiems. - The council at Pisa. Chapter 186: King Henry of England conquers many towns in Normandy. The capture of the count de Harcourt, in Aumale, by his cousin sir James de Harcourt.
Chapter 53: The ambassadors to the council from the university of Paris write letters, to inform those who had sent them of what had passed at this council. Pietro della Luna and Gregory are deprived of the papacy, and all persons forbidden by the holy council from obeying either in any manner. Peter of Candia, a Cordeilier, is elected bishop of Rome by the cardinals. Regulations for the approbation of the general council. Chapter 187: The city of Paris is taken by the duke of Burgundy. The Parisians turn to his party. Teh consequences that follow.
Chapter 54: The death of the bishop of Paris. The marriages of the duke of Brabant with the neice of the king of Bohemia, Of the constable of France's daughter with the the son of Montague, grand master of the household, Of the king of Cyprus with Charlotte de Bourbon. Chapter 188: After the capture of Paris, many towns and castles submit to the obedience of the duke of Burgundy. Other matters.
Chapter 55: The duke of Burgundy holds a great council at Lille on his affairs. The death of the duchess of Orleans. Chapter 189: The commonalty of Paris assemble in great numbers, and cruelly put to death their prisoners.
Chapter 56: The town of Genoa rebels against Boucicaut, marshal of France, the governor, while obeying a summons from the duke of Milan. Chapter 190: The duke of Burgundy, on hearing what had passed at Paris, carries the queen thither. The death of Jean Bertrand.
Chapter 57: The princes of the blood assemble, and resolve to reform the management of the royal finances. The death of Montague. Chapter 191: Pope Martin adjourns the council of Constance. The king of England conquers Pont de l’Arche. Other matters.
Chapter 58: Duke Louis of Bavaria espouses the daughter of the king of Navarre. The names of the lords who came to Paris in obedience to the king’s orders. Chapter 192: The duke of Touraine continues the war. The town of Compiegne won by the lord de Bocquiaux. The marriage of the duke of Brabant, and other matters.
Chapter 59: The king of France keeps royal state in his palace, wherein several of the great lords before mentioned hold many councils on the state of the nation. Chapter 193: The king and the duke of Burgundy send captains for the defence of Rouen. Of a robber called Tabary.
Chapter 60: A great dissension takes place this year between the king of Poland, on the one hand, and the grand master of Prussia and his knights on the other. Chapter 194: King Henry of England, with many Irish, besieges Rouen, where several skirmishes take place.
Chapter 61: The duke of Berry, by the king’s commands, returns to Paris. The marriage of the son of the king of Sicily. – The assembly that is holden at Meun le Chastel. Chapter 195: The sentence that had been passed on master John Petit is publicly reversed. The capture of Laigny-sur-Marne. The Arrival of the duke of Brittany, and other matters.
Chapter 62: The king of Sicily goes to Provence and to Bologna, to meet his rival king Ladislaus. The death of pope Alexander, and the election of pope John. Chapter 196: The Parisians again put to death the prisoners. The siege of Montlehery. The capture of Soissons by the lord de Bocqiaux and his companions.
Chapter 63: The grand master of Prussia marches a powerful army of Christians into Lithuania. Chapter 197: The Dauphiness is sent to the dauphin. The siege of Tours, in Touraine. Of the government established by the king and the duke of Burgundy.
Chapter 64: The duke of Berry quits Paris, and retires to his own estates. He goes afterwards to Angers, and unites with the duke of Orleans and the other princes of his party. Chapter 198: The town of Rouen sends messengers to the king to demand succor. An embassy is sent to king henry of England, and many other matters.
Chapter 65: The death of the duke of Bourbon. The proclamation of the king of France. The duke of Orleans and his allies send letters to the principal towns in France. Chapter 199: A large army is collected to raise the siege of Rouen. The besieged sends another embassy. The excursion of sir James de Harcourt.
Chapter 66: In consequence of the negotiations between the two parties of Burgundy and of Orleans, peace is made between them, and called “The Peace of Winchester”, which was the second peace. Chapter 200: The king of France holds many councils on the means of raising the siege of Rouen. The surrender of that town to the king of England, and other matters.
Chapter 67: A meeting of the university and clergy is held on the XXIII. of November, in the church of St. Bernard at Paris, on the state of the church. Chapter 201: The castle of Coucy is taken by the prisoners confined therein, and the governor, Pierre de Saint Treille, killed. Other Matters.
Chapter 68: The lord de Croy is made prisoner when going on an embassy from the duke of Burgundy to the duke of Berry, to the great displeasure of the latter. Chapter 202: The king of England sends an embassy to the king of France and the duke of Burgundy at Provins. Other matters relative to what passed on the frontiers.
Chapter 69: The duke of Orleans sends ambassadors to the king of France, with letters of accusation against the duke of Burgundy and those of his party. Chapter 203: The dauphin carries on a vigorous war in different parts of the realm. The enterprise of Lyonnet de Bournouville and Daviod de Gouy, and other matters.
Chapter 70: The death of the duke of Bar. The king of France sends an embassy to the duke of Burgundy, and other matters Chapter 204: Sir John de Luxembourg marches six hundred combatants to meet his brother in the county of Brienne. The defeat of Hector de Saveuses.
Chapter 71: The duke of Orleans and his brothers send letters to the king of France, to other lords and to several of the principal towns of France, to complain of the duke of Burgundy. Chapter 205: The queen of France, the princess Catherine, and the duke of Burgundy, unite with the king of England. Peace between the dauphin and the duke of Burgundy.
Chapter 72: The duke of Orleans and his brothers send a challenge to the duke of Burgundy,
in his town of Douay.
Chapter 206: The treaty of Peace concluded between the dauphin and the duke of Burgundy is proclaimed through divers parts of France. Other matters.
Chapter 73: The duke of Burgundy sends an answer to the challenge of the duke of Orleans and his brothers. Chapter 207: King Hendy of England is dissatisfied with the peace between the dauphin and the duke of Burgundy. The English capture the town of Pointiose from the lord of l’Isle-Adam. The consequences thereof.
Chapter 74: The duke of Burgundy is discontented with sir Mansart du Bos. He sends letters to require the assistance of the duke of Bourbon. Chapter 208: The duke of Clarence besieges Gisors, and takes it. The siege of Saint Martin le Gaillart, and other matters between the French and the English.
Chapter 75: A royal proclamation is issued, that no person whatever bear arms for either of the parties of the dukes of Orleans or of Burgundy. The latter writes to the bailiff of Amiens. Chapter 209: The king of England has the fortresses of Chasteu-Galliard and of La Roche-Guyon besieged. They are conquered. Other matters.
Chapter 76: The Parisians take up arms against the Armagnacs. A civil war breaks out in several parts of France. Chapter 210: The dauphin comes to Montereau-faut-Yonne with a powerful army, and summons thither the duke of Burgundy, who is cruelly murdered.
Chapter 77: Sir Clugnet de Brabant is near taking Rethel. He overruns the country of Burgundy. Other tribulations are noticed. Chapter 211: The conduct of the dauphin, and of those with him, after the death of the duke of Burgundy. He sends letters to different towns.
Chapter 78: The duke of Burgundy assembles a large army to lay siege to the town of Ham, and thither leads his Flemings. Chapter 212: The lord of Montague writes letters to several of the principal towns of the kingdom of France. The Parisians renew their oaths of fidelity after the death of the duke of Burgundy.
Chapter 79: The duke of Burgundy assembles another army to march to Paris. Events that happened during that time. Chapter 213: The dauphin departs from Montereau. The deliverance of those who had accompanied the duke of Burgundy, and other matters.
Chapter 80: The duke of Burgundy marches a large army from Pointoise to Paris, through Melun. – The situation and conduct of the duke of Orleans. Chapter 214: Philip count of Charolois is made aquainted with the cruel murder of his father. He holds a grand council on the state of his affairs, and concludes a truce with the English. Other matters.
Chapter 81: The duke of Burgundy leads a great force, with the Parisians, to St. Cloud, against the Armagnacs. Chapter 215: The duke of Burgundy orders a funeral service to be preformed in the church of St, Vaast at Arras, for duke John his late father. Other matters.
Chapter 82: The king of France sends the count de Saint Pol to the Valois, and to Coucy, and other captains to different parts against the Armagnacs. Chapter 216: Sir John de Luxembourg assembles a large body of men-at-arms, and leads them before Roye. Other occurences that happened at this period.
Chapter 83: Sir Philip de Servolles, bailiff of Vitry, lays siege to the castle of Moyennes. Other places are by the king’s officers reduced to his obedience. Chapter 217: The French and Burgundians begin to form acquaintance with the English. The siege of Fontains-Lavagam. Other matters.
Chapter 84: The dukes of Aquitaine and Burgundy march to conquer Estampes and Dourdan. The execution of sir Mansart du Bos and other prisoners. Chapter 218: The duke of Burgundy departs from Arras, and marches a large army to lay siege to the town of Crespy in the Laonnais, and thence to wait on the king of France at Troyes in Champagne.
Chapter 85: The king of France sends different captains with troops to harass the Armagnacs on the frontiers. The death of the Count de la Marche. Chapter 219: The conduct of the duke of Burgundy on his march to Troyes, and when there, the behavior of the English ambassadors who accompanied him thither.
Chapter 86: The king of France sends ambassadors to England. The lord de Croy and the duke de Bourbon’s children obtain their liberty. Of count Waleran de Saint Pol. Chapter 220: Sir John de Luxembourg makes an excursion with his whole force towards Alibaudueres, and the event thereof.
Chapter 87: The dukes of Berry and of Orleans, with others of their adherents, send an embassy to the king of England. The consequences of it. Chapter 221: The count de Conversan, with his brother sir John de Luxembourg, the lord of Croy, and other captains, lay siege to Aubaudieres. The consequences thereof.
Chapter 88: Duke Louis of Bavaria is driven out of Paris by the Parisians, and his people robbed. Of the cardinal de Cambray, and the prohibition of the king of England. Chapter 222: The greater part of the duke of Burgundy’s army return to their own countries. The marshal de L’Isle-Adam and the lord de Croy lead an expedition towards the Auxerrois.
Chapter 89: The King of Sicily leaves Paris. The siege of Domfront. The battle of Saint Remy du Plain. The siege of Bellesme, and other events of the year. Chapter 223: Henry king of England arrives with his whole army at Troyes in Champagne, to celebrate his marriage, and to conclude a perpetual peace with the king of France.
Chapter 90: Charles king of France, attended by other princes, marches a large force from Paris to Bourges. Letters from the king of England, and other matters. Chapter 224: The kings of France and of England depart from Troyes with their queens, in company with the duke of Burgundy. The siege of Sens and of Montereau.
Chapter 91: The town of Vervins is taken by sir Clugnet de Brabant, and afterwards retaken. The castle of Gersies is won by sir Simon de Clermont. Chapter 225: The town of Villeneuve-le-Roi is taken by scalado. The siege of the pont St. Esprit. The croisade undertaken by the pope, and many other matters.
Chapter 92: The king of France receives certain information that his adversaries had formed an alliance with the king of England. The constable marches into the Boulonois. Chapter 226: The town of Melun is closely besieged. The capture of the count de Conversan. The departure of the young king of Sicily for Rome.
Chapter 93: The king of france lays siege to Fontenay and to Bourges. The events that happened while he remained there. Chapter 227: Several castles and forts are delivered up to king Henry of England, in which he places his own captains. The royal edicts issued at his request.
Chapter 94: The king of France decamps, and lays siege to Bourges on the opposite side. A treaty is concluded between the two parties. Chapter 228: Philip count de St. Pol goes to Brussels, and arrests the ministers of the duke of Brabant. Other events that happened at this time.
Chapter 95: The princes and lords within the city of Bourges wait on the king and duke of Aquitaine, and afterward at Auxerre. Chapter 229: The lord de L’Isle-Adam, marshal of France, is sent to garrison Joigny. The surrender of the town and castle of Melun.
Chapter 96: The king of France orders his edict respecting the peace to be sent to his different officers for proclamation in the usual places, and other matters. Chapter 230: After the surrender of Melun, the two kings, of France and England, with their queens, and several princes and great lords, go to Paris in great pomp.
Chapter 97: The war continues in the Boulonois. The king returns to Paris. The duke of Orleans satisfies the English, and other matters. Chapter 231: A party of English are defeated near Mont-Epiloy. The marriage of the marquis su Pont with a princess of Lorraine. The conduct of sir James de Harcourt.
Chapter 98: The duke of Berry is dangerously ill. He is visited by his daughter the duchess of Bourbon, and by the duke of Burgundy. Notice of other matters. Chapter 232: Commissioners arrive at Paris from different towns in the kingdom of France. The two kings hold there a council of the three estates. Other matters.
Chapter 99: The king of France holds a grand assembly at Paris on the reformation of abuses in the government. Other matters. Chapter 233: King Henry sets out from Rouen to Calais with his queen, and thence to England, where he is received with great joy by all ranks of people.
Chapter 100: The duke of Aquitaine is displeased with his chancellor. Jealousies arise among the great lords, and other matters. Chapter 234: A quarrel takes place between the duke and duchess of Brabant. She separates herself from him and passes over into England.
Chapter 101: Henry of Lancaster, king of England, who had been a valiant knight, dies in this year. Of the alliance between him and the French princes. Chapter 235: The duke of Brittany is made prisoner by the count of Penthievre, and detained by him for a considerable time. A war takes place in consequence thereof.
Chapter 102: The king’s ministers are greatly alarmed at the arrest of sir Peter de Essars and of the duke of Bar. Other proceedings of the Parisians. Chapter 236: The dauphinois retake Villeneuve-le-Roi. The lord of Chatillon conquers Chateau-Thierry, and makes La Hire a prisoner.
Chapter 103: The Parisians propose whatever measures they please, in the presence of the duke of Aquitaine and the other princes. Cruelties committed by them. Chapter 237: The dauphin is summoned by the parliament to appear at the table of marble. The duke of Exeter arrests the lord de L’Isle-Adam in Paris.
Chapter 104: The count de Vertus and several others of the nobility leave Paris. Other regulations and edicts obtained from the king by the Parisians. Chapter 238: The duke of Clarence is defeated by the dauphinois near to Baugey. In this engagement great numbers of the nobles and gentleman of each party are slain.
Chapter 105: King Ladislaus of Naples enters Rome with a powerful army. The death of sir James de la Riviere. The dismission of the chancellor, and other matters. Chapter 239: The dauphinois advance to Alencon: The English march thither also. The marriage of the duke of Alencon, and other matters.
Chapter 106: The ambassadors from the king of France return with those from the princes to Paris. They are joined by others, who negotiate a fourth peace at Pontoise. Chapter 240: Sir James de Harcourt begins a war on the vassals and countries of the duke of Burgundy. The inconveniences that arise from this conduct.
Chapter 107: The duke of Aquitaine orders the prisoners to be liberated. The duke of Burgundy leaves Paris. Several princes arrive there. Their actions. Chapter 241: King Henry of England returns to France with a powerful army to combat the dauphin, who had besieged Chartres.
Chapter 108: The duke of Brittany comes to Paris. The duke of Burgundy holds a council at Lille. The actions of the count of St. Pol, and other matters that happened at this time. Chapter 242: The king of England marches from Calais, through Abbeville to Beauvais, and thence to Mantes, where the duke of Burgundy meets him.
Chapter 109: The duke of Burgundy holds many councils to consider of his situation, fearing that his enemies would turn the king against him, which they afterwards did. Chapter 243: The lord d’Offemont enters St. Riquier. The adventure of the lord de Cohen, governor of Abbeville. Other events that happened in these times.
Chapter 110: Duke Louis of Bavaris marries at Paris. Of those who had been banished on account of the discords between the dukes of Orleans and Burgundy, and of many other incidental matters. Chapter 244: The duke of Burgundy marches to Pont de Saint Remy, and conquers it. The deeds of arms that were performed before Saint Riquier.
Chapter 111: The king of France, fearing the peace would be broken, publishes other edicts for it's preservation throughout he realm, and also respecting the coin. Chapter 245: The duke of Burgundy marches from Pont St. Remy to lat siege to the town of At. Riquier. He breaks up his siege to combat the Dauphinois, who are advancing to the relief of that town.
Chapter 112: The king of Sicily sends back the daughter of the duke of Burgundy. The duke writes letters to the king of France, containing remonstrances, and other matters. Chapter 246: The Burgundians and the Dauphinois draw up in battle-array against each other on the last day of August. The consequences that followed.
Chapter 113: The duke of Burgundy goes to Antwerp. The arrest of sir John de Croy, and other remarkable events that happened about this period. Chapter 247: The names of the principal lords who had accompanied and remained with the duke of Burgundy in the late ancounter. Also the names of the principal Dauphinois.
Chapter 114: The duke of Burgundy marches a large force towards Paris. He fixes his quarters at St. Denis. The events that happened during this march, and in consequence of it. Chapter 248: News of the late victory is made public in different parts. The capture of the fort of Douvrier. The departure of the duke of Burgundy from Hesdin.
Chapter 115: On the retreat of the duke of Burgundy from Saint Denis, the king of France issues orders throughout his kingdom to raise forces to march against him. Chapter 249: The king of England conquers Dreaux, and pursues the dauphin; He then lays siege to Meau in Brie, and other matters.
Chapter 116: The chains are taken away from the streets of Paris. The Parisians are kept in great subjugation. Other royal edicts are proclaimed. Chapter 250: The duke of Burgundy enters into a treaty with his prisoners for the durrender of St. Riquier, to which the lord d’Offenont, governor of the place, agrees.
Chapter 117: The duke of Burgundy holds a grand conference with his nobles in Arras, who promise to serve him against all his enemies. Chapter 251: The Burdundian lords assemble in arms to conduct thither their lord from Picardy. Other matters.
Chapter 118: A grand council held, in the king's name, at Paris. Chapter 252: Sir James de Harcourt meets a party of English, and is defeated with heavy loss. A heavy tax laid for a coinage to supply the towns with current cash.
Chapter 119: The duke of Aquitaine leaves Paris, and joins the king of France at Senlis. He marches thence to lay siege to the town of Compiegne. Chapter 253: The duke of Burgundy and the count de St. Pol depart from Arras, and wait upon the kings of France and England. Other matters.
Chapter 120: The king of France marches his army from Compeigne to Soissons, which he besieges and takes by storm: It is pillaged and destroyed. Chapter 254: Sir John de Luxembourg waits on king Henry, to solicit the liberty of the count of Conversan, his brother, and other events.
Chapter 121: The king, after the capture of Soissons, marches to St. Quentin, and thence to Peronne, to facilitate his entrance into Artois. Chapter 255: The Lord d’Offemont, attempting to enter Meaux, is made prinsoner by the English. The besiegers take the town by storm.
Chapter 122: The duke of Burgundy places garrisons in different towns and castles. The king of France marches his army from Peronne to besiege Bapaume. Chapter 256: Sir John de Luxembourg conquers, this campaign, the fortresses of Quesnoy, Louvroy, and Hericourt. Other matters.
Chapter 123: The inhabitants of Arras fortify their town very strongly, and burn and destroy several handsome edifices which were around it. Chapter 257: The emperor of Germany raises this year an army against the heretics of Prague. Similar heresies are discovered near to Douay. The siege of d’Airaines.
Chapter 124: Charles king of France, having reduced Bapaume to his obedience, marches to lay siege to Arras, and subject that city to his power. Chapter 258: The Dauphinois assemble to raise the siege of d’Airaines. The Burgundians and English march to meet them, and offer them battle.
Chapter 125: The duke of Brabant and the countess of Hainault visit the king of France when before Arras, and negotiate a peace for their brother the duke of Burgundy and his allies. Chapter 259: King Henry reduces Meaux to his obedience. The executions that take place in consequence of orders from him.
Chapter 126: The treaty of peace concluded at Arras, which was the fifth, is read in the presence of the duke of Aquitaine and several other princes of the blood royal, and the oaths that were taken in consequence. Chapter 260: After the reduction of Meaux, many towns and castles surrender to the king of England, who regarrisons them with his own men.
Chapter 127: Sigismund of Bohemia is elected emperor of Germany, and receives the oaths of the greater part of the lords of that country. Chapter 261: The queen of England returns to France in grand state. An assembly of the three estates is held in Paris. Other matters.
Chapter 128: The death of Ladislaus king of Naples. His rival king Louis sends the marshal of France to Naples, and other matters. Chapter 262: The kings of France and England go from Paris to Senlis. The siege of Saint Valery. The reduction of Compiegne. An embassy sent to sir James de Harcourt.
Chapter 129: The duke of Burgundy, on the king’s departure from before Arras, marches a force into Burgundy. Other events that happened at that period. Chapter 263: The king of England goes from Senlis to Compiegne. The capture of the town of Saint Dizier. A conflict between the Dauphinois and the Burgundians.
Chapter 130: Count Waleran de St. Pol marches about six hundred combatants into the duchy of Luxembourg. The duke of Aquitaine goes to Mehun-sur-Yevre. Chapter 264: The dauphin lays siege to Cone-sur-Loire. The expedition of the duke of Burgundy for its relief. The death of the king of England.
Chapter 131: The earl of Warwick and others from England attend the council of Constance. The king of France has solemn obsequies performed for his brother, the duke of Orleans. Chapter 265: The duchess of Burgundy dies in the town of Ghent. The duke of Bedford is made regent of France. Several forts are demolished.
Chapter 132: The king and his grand council send forces to attack the Burgundians. Other events that happened. Chapter 266: Charles VI. king of France dies in his hotel of Saint Pol, and is interred at Saint Denis with his ancestors.
Chapter 133: Ambassadors arrive at Paris from England. The king of France holds a grand festival. The peace is everywhere preserved.


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