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PAGE embassy, to Paris, is accused by the royal council. Orders are issued against the duke of Burgundy

326 CHAP. LIX. The duke of Burgundy continues his march

toward Paris. Several towns and forts surrender to him, in which he places captains and governors

329 CHAP. LX.' The duke of Burgundy crosses the river

Oise with his army at l'Isle-Adam. He besieges and conquers Beaumont and Pontoise, whence he removes his quarters to l'Arbre-Sec

834 CHAP. LXI. The duke of Burgundy sends his herald to

the king of France in Paris. The answer he receives. The siege of Montle. hery, and other matters

344 CHAP: LXII. The duke of Burgundy lays siege to Cor

beil. He marches thence to Chartres and into Touraine, on the summons of the queen of France, who accompanies him on his return

355 CHAP. LXIII. The queen, on her arrival at Chartres, writes

to several of the principal towns in

PAGE France. Some new ordinances are made for the better government of the kingdom

362 CHAP. LXIV. Sir Elyon de Jacqueville is dragged out of

the church of our lady in Chartres by Hector de Saveuses and his accomplices, who put him to death

369 CHAP. LXV. The duke of Burgundy marches his whole

army to Paris to force an entrance. He then carries the queen of France to Troyes, and other events

372 CHAP. LXVI. John of Bavaria makes war on the duchess

his niece in Holland. The conquests of Henry king of England in Normandy 378

CHAP. LXVII.
Sir James de Harcourt espouses the daughter

of the count de Tancarville. The defeat
of Hector de Saveuses. The constable
lays siege to Senlis

381 CHAP. LXVIH. The king of France sends ambassadors to

Montereau-faut-Yonne to treat of a peace
with the queen and the duke of Burgundy.
The inhabitants of Rouen turn to the
Burgundy faction

384

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CHAP. LXIX.
The duke of Burgundy visits the emperor

Sigismund. The count de Charolois
takes the oaths of allegiance to the queen
and his father the duke of Burgundy.
the siege of Senlis is raised by the
Picards

388

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WHEN the duke of Burgundy, as has been said, was returned to his own country, Taneguy du Châtel, who had lately been appointed provost of Paris, and Remonnet de la Guerre, were commissioned by the dukes of Berry and of Orleans to take down all the chains that had been affixed to the different streets and squares in Paris, and

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carry them to the bastille of St Antoine and to the castle of the Louvre. They also seized the arms of the burghers and inhabitants, and carried them to the said fortresses, riding daily through the streets attended by a strong force, and followed by cars and carts, which conveyed the arms and chains to the places appointed for receiving them. There was not, at that period, any burgher who dared even to carry a quarter-staff

. The same men at arms kept a very strict watch day and night at the gates and on the walls, at the expense of the inhabitants, without attention being paid to their complaints, or placing the smallest confidence in them. They were consequently very much discontented, and sore at heart, when they saw how they were treated ; and many now repented that they had put themselves under the government of the enemies of the duke of Burgundy, but dared not shew it openly.

In regard to the duke, various edicts were issued against him, charging him with attempting to seduce the king's subjects from their obedience. One, addressed to the bailiff of Amiens, was as follows:

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