The Memoirs of Philippe de Commines, Lord of Argenton; Containing the Histories of Louis XI and Charles VIII, Kings of France and of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy; To Which Is Added, the Scandalous Chronicle, or Secret Volume 2

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The Memoirs of Philippe de Commines, Lord of Argenton; Containing the Histories of Louis XI and Charles VIII, Kings of France and of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy; To Which Is Added, the Scandalous Chronicle, or Secret Volume 2 PDF ebook download This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ... great army, ib.; sends a letter of defiance to the king of France, 252; the courteous reception of his herald, 253, his landing at Calais, 255; the bad reception of his troops, 257; receives a herald from Louis XI., 251; re- ceives overtures of peace from 'Louis, 261; enters into a truce for nine years, 263. et seq.; visited by the duke of Bur- gundy, 267; his troops enter- tained by Louis, 269; his answer to the constable of France, 270; disorderly conduct of his troops, 271; interview between him and Louis, 275. et seq.; the treaty signed, 276; his private conver- sation with Louis, 277; his re- turn to England, 283; the vicis- situdes of his life, 393. et seq.; his death, 394. n.; bis amours, 395, 396; ii. 63; a voluptuous prince, ii. 7; offers made to, by Louis XI., 8, 9; his displea- sure at the marriage of the dauphin of France and Margaret of Flanders, 62; remarks on his death and character, 62. et seq.; murder of his two sons, 63. n.; his life a continued scene of trou- ble, 85-, his love of pleasure, 87; died of apoplexy, ib.' Edward IV. (continued from Jean de Troyes' Chronicle"). He seizes the crown of England, ii. 300; his preparations for invading France, 360; expels the Earl of "Warwick, ib.; flies to his brother- in-law the Duke of Burgundy, 363; demands the duchies of Guienne and Normandy, 376; his intercourse 'with [Louis XI. at Picquigny, 378, 379; con- cludes a truce, 380; death of, 394. Edward V., of England, birth of, i. 195. Elizabeth, Princess, daughter of Edward IV. of England, i. 263. 395. ii. 7; married to Henry VII., 8. n. Embassies sent to Venice, ii. 173,174. Emmanuel, King of Portugal, ii. 278. England, gradually loses her power in France, i. 48; civil wars in, 48. 93. 363, 364. et set].; civil wars...

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