The Chronicle of London

Rex Edwardius Tertius

1361

John Pecche, m'. drap'. Will' Holbeche. Jemes Tame.

Also in this yere, in the kal' of Juyn, fell a blody reyne in Burgoyn, and a blody crosse apered in the eire fro the morwe unto myd day at Boloyne, the whiche afterward moved him and fel down into the see. And in this yere prynce Edward wedded the countesse of Kent. And in this yere was the seconde gret pestilence, in whiche good Herry of Lancastre deyde, and Sr. John erle of Richemond, the kynges sone, was mad duke of Lancastre. And in the same yere began the grete companye


Also this year, in the kalends of june, fell a bloody rain in Burgundy, and a bloody cross appeared in the air from the morning to mid day at Boulougne, the which afterward moved itself and fell down into the sea. And in this year prince Edward wedded the countess of Kent. And in this yeah was the second great pestilence, in which good Harry of Lancaster died, and Sir John earl of Richmond, the kings son, was made duke of Lancaster. And in the same year began the great company.



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