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Froissart"s chronicles

Jean Froissart

Froissart"s chronicles

Border warfare under Edward III and Richard II....

by Jean Froissart

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Published by Blackie in London .
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One of the greatest contemporary records of fourteenth-century England and France Depicting the great age of Anglo-French rivalry from the deposition of Edward II to the downfall of Richard II, Froissart powerfully portrays the deeds of knights in battle at Sluys, Crecy, Calais and Poitiers during the Hundred Years War. Yet they are only part of  › Books › History › Europe › France. Check out this great listen on The first great war correspondent of the Middle Ages, Jean Froissart chronicled events during the period of English-French rivalry known as the Hundred Years War. Drawing on personal experience and far-ranging travel, Froissart takes you to the front lin

Froissart's chronicles are widely acknowledged as the most vivid and faithful extant account for events in the 14th century. This lively translation provides an account of the period of the Years' War, and of love, death and war and peace during the Middle ://   Froissart, Jean. – The Chronicles of Froissart. Vol. 35, Part 1. The Harvard Classics

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eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of ://   His first book of the Chroniques was published in three versions, the second book wasities and diplomacy against a backdrop of degenerate nobility. Written with the same sense of curiosity about character and customs that underlies the works of Froissarts contemporary, Chaucer, the Chronicles are a magnificent evocation of the age of :// I think this version of Froissart's Chronicles ticks those boxes well - it reads naturally and is quite enjoyable.

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The Chronicles of Froissart (Les Chroniques de Froissart), translated by John Bourchier, Lord Berners, edited and reduced into one volume by G. Macaulay, London, Jean Froissart (c - c ) was one of the leading historians of the late Middle Ages.

He traveled widely including England, Scotland, Italy and the Low Countries. He also accompanied Edward the Black Prince during his Background. Froissart first wrote a rhyming chronicle for Philippa of Hainault that is now lost, which he offered to the queen in or He began Book I of the surviving chronicle, possibly afterat the insistence of Robert de main source for the early part of the chronicles were the Vrayes Chroniques of Jean Le Bel, of which Froissart directly copied large 's_Chronicles.

Chronicles (Classics) Kindle Edition The Penguin edition of Froissart's Chronicles translated from the French by Brereton in is the best modern English version of this history of the Years' War I have found. It is condensed to apx. and some important passages are left out or :// The Chronicles of Froissart () are one of the greatest contemporary records of fourteenth-century England and France.

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No need to register, buy now. Description. Jean Froissart’s Chronicles are an important narrative source for the history of western Europe in the 14th g on both historical and eyewitness sources, Froissart uses a colourful, dramatic style to record events of the Hundred Years War and provide an account of internal politics in England, France and the Low Countries during the reigns of Edward III (r.

/miniature-of-the-death-of-wat-tyler-from-jean-froissarts-chroniques. Jean Froissart, (born ?, Valenciennes, Brabant—died c.Chimay, Hainaut), medieval poet and court historian whose Chronicles of the 14th century remain the most important and detailed document of feudal times in Europe and the best contemporary exposition of chivalric and courtly ideals.

As a scholar, Froissart lived among the nobility of several European ://  This manuscript of Froissart’s Chronicles stems from the Stadtholders’ Library, which in was the founding collection of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek.

The last Stadtholder, Willem V, had inherited the book from his father who had bought it at the auction of the Frisian Orange library in Introduction. Page 3. JEAN FROISSART, the most representative of the chroniclers of the later Middle Ages, was born at Valenciennes in The Chronicle which, more than his poetry, has kept his fame alive, was undertaken when he was only twenty; the first book was written in its earliest form by ; and he kept revising and enlarging the work to the end of his ://