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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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 ... Leer reseña completa

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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 ... Leer reseña completa

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Página i - ... 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: a History of Fair Example and of Great Profit to the French, 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. Translated by...

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