Chronicles of Froissart

The Chronicles of Froissart (Les Chroniques de Froissart), translated by John Bourchier, Lord Berners, edited and reduced into one volume by G. C. Macaulay, London, 1924.

Jean Froissart (c 1333 - c 1410) 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 campaign at Castille. His chronicle covers the history of Western Europe from the early 14th century to 1400 and is considered a key primary source of the era.


Les Chroniques de Froissart


  PAGE Prologue of sir John Froissart 1 Predecessors of king Edward 111 3 The queen of England in France, 1326 5 Queen Isabel in Hainault 7 Expedition to England 9 Execution of the Spencers 10 Accession of Edward 111 12 War with the Scots, 1327 13 Marriage of Edward III 25 Death of Robert Bruce 26 Philip of Valois crowned, 1328 29 Battle of Cassel 29 Homage of Edward III 31 War with the Scots, 1332 35 Edward's designs on France 39 Jaques d'Arteveld 40 Battle of Cadsand 42 Edward III. Vicar of the Empire 45 War with France 47 Siege of Cambray 48 Edward III. enters France 51 The hosts at Buironfosse 52 The French in Hainault 56 War on the frontiers, 1339-40 58 Battle of Sluys 61 Council of Vilvorde 63 Siege of Tournay 64 Edinburgh castle taken, 1341 65 Events during the siege of Tournay 66 Siege of Tournay raised, 1340 68 War in Brittany, 1341 70 War with the Scots, 1341 72 The king and the countess of Salisbury 73 War in Brittany, 1342 75 The order of the Garter founded 82 The earl of Derby in Gascony, 1345 83 Capture of La Reole 87 Death of Jaques d'Arteveld 88 Siege of Aiguillon, 1346 91 Expedition of Edward III. to France, 1346 93 Edward III. in Normandy 94 Capture of Caen 97 The English near Paris 98 Passage of the Somme 101 Battle of Crecy 102 Siege of Calais 107 Invasion of England by the Scots 109 Battle of Nevill's Cross 110 Betrothal of the earl of Flanders 113 Surrender of Calais, 1347 114