Froissart


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Frois·sart

 (froi′särt′, frwä-sär′), Jean 1333?-1405?
French historian noted for his vivid accounts of Europe during the Hundred Years' War.

Froissart

(French frwasar)
n
(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). ?1333–?1400, French chronicler and poet, noted for his Chronique, a vivid history of Europe from 1325 to 1400

Frois•sart

(ˈfrɔɪ sɑrt; Fr. frwaˈsar)

n.
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.
lt;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
On 10th October they moved by motor bus to a camp at Bois du Froissart and then to huts near Bouvigny Boyeffles while they repaired roads and paths.
41) Similar to the Froissart chronicle but grander in scope, the Grandes chroniques de France endured from the late 13th through the 15th century.
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).
There's a logic to the tacit alliance between these organisations and the central authorities to catch local governments in a pincer movement," said Chloe Froissart, director of the Franco-Chinese Centre at Beijing's Tsinghua University.
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.
At the start of Prison, on the other hand, Froissart frames patronage not in terms of error, but in terms of love, in particular loving and assisting in matters of love.