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 (froi′särt′, frwä-sär′), Jean 1333?-1405?
French historian noted for his vivid accounts of Europe during the Hundred Years' War.
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(French frwasar)
(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). ?1333–?1400, French chronicler and poet, noted for his Chronique, a vivid history of Europe from 1325 to 1400
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(ˈfrɔɪ sɑrt; Fr. frwaˈsar)

Jean (zhä n), 1333?–c1400, French chronicler.
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The proverbial Englishman, we know from old chronicler Froissart, takes his pleasures sadly, and the Englishwoman goes a step further and takes her pleasures in sadness itself.
How wildly it heightens the effect of that passage in Froissart, when, masked in the snowy symbol of their faction, the desperate White Hoods of Ghent murder their bailiff in the market-place!
My honest and neglected friend, Ingulphus, has furnished me with many a valuable hint; but the light afforded by the Monk of Croydon, and Geoffrey de Vinsauff, is dimmed by such a conglomeration of uninteresting and unintelligible matter, that we gladly fly for relief to the delightful pages of the gallant Froissart, although he flourished at a period so much more remote from the date of my history.
According to the booklet that accompanied The Young Gaston when it was exhibited at the Salon of 1838, Jacquand took his narrative from Froissart's Chronicles, written in the 14th century and recently republished.
According to the medieval chronicler Jean Froissart, after the English forces had besieged the town of Calais for a year between 1346 and 1347, English King Edward III offered to lift the siege if the town sent him six of their citizens to be executed.
(15.) Stevens LA, Coresh J, Schmid CH, Feldman HI, Froissart M, Kusek J, et al.
<B A depiction of the hanging, drawing and quartering of Hugh Despenser the Younger in a manuscript by Jean Froissart, a French-speaking medieval author and court historian from the Low Countries
Pour Pascal Froissart, de l'Universite Paris 8, le faux est super attractif, [beaucoup moins que]il est beaucoup plus propice au debat[beaucoup plus grand que] (ce qu'adorent les reseaux sociaux puisqu'ils en vivent comme raison d'etre et moteur).
French chronicler Jean Froissart falsely described "indiscriminate" slaying of men, women and children who threw themselves before the prince but their pleas for mercy were ignored.
This study examines the use of manuscript text in two medieval literary portrayals of love relationships in which male protagonists are trapped in "prisons of love." The works were written approximately a century apart: Jean Froissart's fourth and penultimate dit (narrative poem), the Prison amoureuse (1372-72), hereafter Prison, and Diego de San Pedro's (ca.