Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries : from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV / by Sir John Froissart ; translated from the French by Thomas Johnes. History of Charles XII / by Voltaire (François Marie Arouet) ; translated from the French by Tobias Smollett ; with a special introduction by Justin McCarthy.

Author
Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410? [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Rev. ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Colonial Press, c1901.
Description
2 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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Series
World's great classics [More in this series]
Contains
Notes
  • No collective t.p.; titles transcribed from individual title pages.
  • Translation of (1st work): Chroniques.
  • Translation of (2nd work): Histoire de Charles XII.
Action note
Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
Contents
  • The Free companies-Duke of Gueldres challenges King of France and obtains aid from England-preparations of the king of France for invading Guelderland
  • Scots invade England during her international troubles-meeting of Earl Douglas and Sir Henry Percy: the famous battle of Otterbourne
  • The King of France visits the Pope at Avignon-a field of arms at Calais-invasion of Africa and a challenge from the Saracens
  • Tournament at Smithfield-death of the Count de Foix-The King of France declares war on Brittany-deangement of the King
  • Negotiations for peace-Dukes of Berry and Burgundy govern France-Death of the Pope at Avignon-Froissart visits England and presents a book to King Richard
  • Reconciliation of Sir Oliver de Clisson and the Duke of Brittant-The King of Hungary makes war against Turkey-De Coucy defeats the Turks-Hainault at war with Friesland
  • The Kings of England and France have an interview-Bajazet defeats the Christian army and takes many prisoners-Duke of Gloucester excited rebellion in England
  • Death of De Coucy and of Artois-magnificence of Bajazet-the knights of Rhodes-King Richard and the Duke of Gloucester-execution of the Earl of Arundel
  • Palm Sunday at Eltham palace-schism in the church-the pope and his cardinals-Lord Derby's return from banishments-coronation of Henry.
Other title(s)
History of Charles XII.
OCLC
2855281
RCP
H - S
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