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«' fo to the Sea, with Sangate, and all the Appurte-
" nances.

" V. Alfo the King of England fhall have the Caftle,
" Town, and County, or Earldom- of Guifnes, with
" all the Lands, Towns, Caftles, Fortrefles, Places,
" Men, Homages, Lordfhips, Woods, Forefts, and the
" Rights of them, as entirely as the Earl of Guifnes,
" lately dead, had them at the time of his Death ; and
" the Churches and good People being within the Limits
« of the County of Guifnes, of Calais, and Merk, and
" other places abovefaid, fhall obey the King of Eng-
" land, as they obeyed the King of France, or Earl of
" Guifnes for the tiine being ; all which things of Merk
" and Calais, contained in this and the precedent Ar-
" tide, the King of England fhall hold in Demefn, ex-
« cept the Heritages of the Churches, which fhall re-
" main to them entirely wherever they be ; and alfo
« except the Heritages of other People, of the Country
*f of Merk and Calais, lying out of the Town of Ca-
" lais, to the value of a hundred Livres of yearly Rent,
" or under, of current Money of the Country, which
" fhall remain to them. But the Heritages and Habi-
" tations being in the Town of Calais, with their Ap-
" purtenances, fhall be to the King of England in De-
" main, to difpofe of them at his pleafure ; and alfo the
" Inhabitants in the County, Town, and Lands of Guifnes^
" fhall enjoy all their Demefns entirely, and fhall wholly
" be returned to them, faving what hath been faid con-
" cerning the Borders, Meets, and Bounds in the prece-
" dent Article.

" VI. Alfo it is agreed, the King of England and his



« of Angolefmois ; the City and Caftle of Rodes ; the « Heirs fhall have and hold all the Ifles adjacent to



" Land and Country of Rovergne. And if there be
" any Lords, as the Earl of Foix, the Earl of Ar-
" magnac, the Earl of LiJJe, and the Earl of Perigort,
" and Vifcount of Limoges, or others, which hold
" any Lands within the Bounds of thefe places, they fhall
" do Homage to the King of England, and all
" other Services and Devoirs due by reafon of their
" Lands, in the fame manner they did in times
" paft (1).

" II. Alfo the King of England fhall have all that
" any of the Kings of England anciently held in the
" Town of Monfrel upon the Sea, with their Appurte-
" nances.

" III. Alfo the King of England fhall have all the
" County or Earldom of Ponthieu entirely ; fave and
" except, that if any thing of the faid County or Ap-
" purtenances have been alienated by the Kings of
" England for the time being, and to other Perfons
" than the Kings of France, the King of France fhall
" not be obliged to render them to the King of Eng-
" lund : And if the faid Alienations have been made to
" the Kings of France for the time being, without
" mean, and he doth poffefs them at prefent, they are
" entirely to be releafed to the Kingof England; except
" the Kings of France had them by exchange for other
' Lands of the Kings of England, then both were to
" releafe. But if the Kings of England for the time being,
• had alienated any thing to other Perfons than to the
' King of France, and afterwards they came into his hands,
" he fhall not be obliged to render them. Alfo if the
" things abovefaid owe Homage, the King of France fhall
" convey them to others, who fhall do it for the Kingof
« England; And it they do not owe Homage, the King
" of France fhall appoint a Truftee or Tenant to perform
" the Devoir, within one Year after he fhall depart from
" Calais.



" the Lands, Countries, and Places before-named ; to-
" gether with all other Ifles which he holds at 'cre-
" fent. v

■l t V , I i*« A i fo K h agreed ' the Kin S °* France, and
his eldeft Son the Regent, for them, their Heirs and
" Succeffors, as foon as they can without Deceit and at
" furtheft by the Feaft of St. Michael, in one Year
" after the fame Feaft next coming, fhall render,
" transfer, and deliver to the King of England, his Heirs
" and Succeffors, all Honours, Obediences, Homages
« Liegeances, Vaffals, Fees, Services, Recognifances'
" Rights, mere and mixt Empire, and all manner of Ju-
" rifdiflion high and low, Reforts, Safeguard, Collations
« and Patronages of Churches, and all manner of Seio -
' neunes, and Sovereignties, and all the Right they
" have, or can have, appertains, or can appertain to
" them, by what Caufe, Title, or Colour of Riaht fo-
« ever, or to the Kings and Crown of France, by reafon
" of the Cities, Counties, Towns, Caftles, Lands, Coun-
' tries, Ifles, and Places before-named, and all their
' Appurtenances and Dependances, and every one of
' them, wherever they are, without retaining any thing
" to them, or their Heirs and Succeffors, or to the Kino-s
« or Crown of France. And alfo, that the King, and
" his eldeft Son, fliould fend their Letters Patents to all
" the Archbifhops, Bifliops, and all other Prelates of
" Holy Church ; and to the Earls, Vifcounts, Barons
" Noblemen, Citizens, and others of the Cities, Lands'
" Countries, Ifles and Places before-named, that they
" fhould obey the King of England and his Heirs, and
" their certain Command, in the fame manner they had
" obeyed the Kings and Crown of France ; and by the
" fame Letters they fhould quit and abl'olve them after
" the bed manner they could, from all Faiths, Homages,
" Oaths, Obligations, Subjeaions and Promifes made^by
" any of them, to the Kings and Crown of France, in
" what manner foever (2).



(0 Thcfirft Article was carr«£led ; and inrtead if the Word? ftlnfr in c™.»: . • c ■ -r

W This Artid, wascon-ectcd; the Word (Refortf) ^Efe"*^*^ (thofe in F
and Sovereignties) and thefe Words or Sentence (withou rct.mine anv Z£ \. ill V-' « - a ^ „° r SemenCe ( and al1

■lit the iaft Wo.ds (in what manner (bever.) S ^ " thw """ Mi Succcflws » or to the King



(thofe in Fee in Fee.)

all manner of Seigneuries,
iii£S or Crown of France)



« VIII. Alfo



Book X.



ii. EDWARD III.



ij6o. " VIII. Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of Eng-

" land fhxill have the Cities, Counties, Caftles, Lands,

*' Countries, Ifles, and Places before-named, with all

"■ their Appurtenances and Dependences, wherever they

" are ; to hold to him, his Heirs and Succeflbrs, heri-

" tably and perpetually in Demefn, as the Kings of France

" held them, and in the fame manner, faving wli2t hath

" been faid above, in the Article of Calais and Merk 5

" and alfo the Cities, Caftles, Counties, Lands, Coun-

" tries, Ifles, and Places before-named, Rights, mere and

" mixt Empire, Jurifdiclion and Profits whatever, which

" any Kings of England hdd there, wjth their Appurte-

" nances and Dependences ; any Alienations, Donations,

*f Obligations, or Incumbrances, had, or done by any

" of the Kings of France, in feventy Years from that

" time, by whatfoever Caufe or Form it was ; all fuch

" Alienations, Donations, Obligations or Incumbrances,

" are now, and fhall be wholly annulled, repealed, and

" made void : And all things fo given, alienated, or

" incumbred, fhall be really rendred and delivered to

" the King of England entirely, and in the fame Con-

" dition they were feventy Years fince, or to his fpe-

" cial Deputies, as foon as they may without fraud ;

" and at furtheft, before Michaelmas next come twelve-

" months, to hold tiicm heritably and perpetually, and

" to his Heirs and Succeflbrs ; except what is faid in

" the Article of Ponthicu, which is to remain in its

" force ; and faving all things given and alienated to

" Churches, which fhall peaceably remain to them in

" all Countries before and after-named, fo as the Parfons

" of the Churches pray diligently for the Kings as for

" their Founders, wherewith their Confciences fhall be

" charged.

" IX. Alfo, it is agreed, The King of England fhall
" have and hold all the Cities, Counties, Caftles, and
" Countries above-named, which anciently the Kings of
" England had not, in the fame Eftate as the King of
V France, and his Sons hold them at prefent.

" X. Alfo, it is agreed, That if within the Limits of
" the Countries the Kings of England anciently pofledTed,
" they fhould now have any thing that Was not then
" theirs, of which the King of France was in pofleffion;
'} on the 1 9th of September, 1356, they fhall be and re-
" main to the King of England, and his Heirs as
" abovefaid.

" XL Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France,



" France had and held them in any time paft ; and that
" the laid King of England, his Heirs', and Succeflbrs, fhall
" have and hold perpetually all the Countries before-named,
" with their Appurtenances and Appcndanccs, and other
" things before-named, with all perpetual Franchifes and
" Libeit.es, as Sovereign and Liege Lord, as Neighbour
" to the King and Realm of France, without ac-
" knowledging any Sovereign, or performance of any
" Obedience, Homage, Rcfort, Subjection, and without
" doing in any time to come any Service, or making
" Recognisance to the King or Crown of France, for the
« Cities, Counties, Caftles, Lands, Countries, Ifles,
" Places, and Perfons before-named, or for any of
" them(i).

" Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France, and
" his eldeft Son the Regent, for them, and their Heirs,
" and for the Kings of France, and their Succelfors for
" ever, as foon as they can without fraud, and at fiir-
" theft before Michaelmas 1361, fhall render and de-
" liver to the King of England, his Heirs and Succef-
»* fors, and transfer to them, all the Honours, Liegeanccs,
" Obediences, Homages, Vaflals, Fees, Services, Recog-
" nifances, Oaths, Right, mere and mixt Empire, all
" manner of Jurifdidtions high and low, Safeguards and
" Seigneurics, which can or may belong in any manner,
" to the Kings or Crown of France, or to any other Per-
" fon by rcafon of the King and Crown of France,
" at any time in the Cities, Counties, Caftles, Lands,
" Countries, Ifles, and Places above-named, or in any of
" them, their Appurtenances, and Appendences wiiat-
" foever, or in Perfons, Vaflars, Subjects, or whofocver
" of them.

" XII. Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France
" and his eldeft Son, fhall renounce exprefsly all Reforts
" and Sovereignties, and all the Right they have or can,
" have in all thofe things, which by this Treaty ought
" to belong to the King of England. And in like man-
" ner, he and his eldeft Son fhail renounce exprefsly all
" thofe things, which by this Treaty ought not to bc-
" long or be delivered to him, and all demands he
" makes of the King of France, and efpecially to the
" Name, and to the Right of the Crown of the King-
" dom of France, and to the Homages, Sovereiynt..
" and Demefn of the Duchy of Ncrmandy, the Duchy
" of Toiirain, the Counties of Anjou and Maine, the So-
" vereignty and Homage of the Dukedom of Bretagnc,
" and the Homages and Sovereignties of the Country
: ' and County of Flanders, and all other Demands he



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and his eldeft Son the Regent, for them and their " can or fhail make of the King of France, for what



Heirs, and for the Kings of France and their Sue
" ceflbrs for ever, as foon as they can without deceit,
" and at furtheft before Michaelmas 1361, fhall ren-
" der and deliver to the King of England, his Heirs
" and Succeflbrs, and transfer to them all the Ho-
" nours, Liegeances, Obediences, Homages, Vaflals, Fees,
" Services, Recognizances, Oaths, Right, mere and
c< mixt Empire, all manner of Jurifdiclions, high and
•■" .low, Reforts, Safeguards, and Seigneuries, which can,
" or may belong in any manner to the Kings or
" Crown of France, or to any other Pcrfon, by reafon
" of the King or Crown of France, at any time, in
" the Cities, Counties, Caftles, Lands, Countries, Ifles,
" and Places above-named, or in any of them, their
" Appurtenances and Appendances whatfoever, or in
" Perfons, Vaflals, Subjects, or whofocver of them, be
" they -Princes, Dukes, Earls, Vifcounts, Archbifhops,
" Bifhops, and other Prelates of the Church, Barons,
" Noblemen, and others whofoever, without referving
" or retaining anv thing to them, their Heirs, tfnd Suc-
" ceflbrs, or to the Crown of France or others, what-
" ever it be, whereby they, their Heirs, and Succeflbrs,
" 01 any Kings of France, or other Perfon, under pre-
" tence of the King and Crown of France, may chal-
" lenge, and demand any thing in time to come, from
" the King of England, his Heirs and Succeflbrs, or
" upon anv of the Vaflals and Subjects aforefaid, by
" reafon of thofe Countries and Places : Alfo all the
" before-named Perfons, their Heirs and Succeflbrs, fhall
" for ever be the Liegemen and Subjects of the King
" of England, his Heirs and Succeflbrs ; and that he
" and they fhall hold all the Perfons, Cities, Coun-
•« ties, Lands, Countries, Ifles, Caftles, and Places afore-
" named, and all their Appurtenances and Appendances,
" and they fhall be and remain to them fully, perpe-
" tually, freely in their Seigneur)-, Sovereignty, Qbe-
" dience, Liegeance, and Subjefticn, as the Kings of



" Caufe foever, except what by this Treaty ought to
" remain, and be delivered to the King of England and
" his Heirs; and one King fhall part with, releafe and
" transfer to the other perpetually all the Right which
" either of them hath, or can have, in all the things
" which by this Treaty ought to remain, and be deli-
" vered to each of them ; and of the time and place
" where and when rhe faid Renunciations fhall be made,
" the two Kings fhall agree and appoint when the" meet
" at Calais (2).

" XIII. Alfo, it is agreed, That to the end this Treaty
" may fpeedily be accomplifl-ed, that the King of Erg-
" land, fhall bring the King of France to Calais, within
" three Weeks after Midfummfr, (theie being no iuft hin-
" drance) at his own Expence.

" XIV. Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France
" fhall pay to the King of England, three Millions of
" Crowns of Gold, whereof rvvo fhall be of the value
" of a Noble of Englijh Money ; where fix hundred
" thoufand Crowns fhall be paid to him or his Deputic;,
" within four Months after the King of France fhall ar-
" rive at Calais, and within a Year following, four hun-
" dred thoufand Crowns to be paid at London, and Co
" every Year four hundred thoufand Crowns to be paid
" there until the whole was difcharged.

" XV. It is alfo agreed, That for the Payment of the

" fix hundred thoufand Crowns at Calais, and for the

" delivery of the Hoftages hereafter named, within four

" Months after the King of France fhall be come to

" Calais, the Town, Caftle, and Fortrclies of Rockelle,

" the Caftles, FortrefTes, and Towns of the County of

" Gitifncs, fhall be rendered to the King of England,

" with all their Appurtenances, and Appendences ; and the

" Perfon of the Kina; of France fhali be delivered out of



(1) This Article was torrefied, and at Jeaft two Parts o!
more than what follows in the next Paragraph.

(2) This Article was intireiy left out of the Treaty correficd at Calais, when the two Kings met there.



three left out of the corrected Letter (as then called) or Copy, the whole Article there being no



N? ;.-. Vol. I.



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" Prifbn,



Ihe H1ST0 RT of ENGLAND.



4J4

1360, " Prifon, but he is not to arm himfelf or People againft
" the King of England, but is to accomplifh what was
" to be done by this Treaty ; and the Hoftages are the
" great Prifoners taken at the Battle of Pointers, and tliei'e
" following :

" That is to fay, Monfieur Leivis Earl of Anjou^ Mon-
" fieur jfbbnEavlof Pointers the King's Sons, the Duke
" of Orleans the King's Brother, the Duke of Bourbon,
" the Earl of Blois, or his Brotlier, the Earl of .St. Paid,
" the Earl of Alenfon, or Monfieur Peter of Alenfon his
" Brother, the Earl of Harcou'rt, the Earl of Portien,
" the Earl of Volenti fiois, the Earl of Briene, the Earl
*' of Vaudemont, the Earl of Fore/l, the Vilcount Beau-
" mont, the Lord of Coney, the Lord of Fienne, the
" Lord of Preaux, the Lord of St. Venant, the Lord of
" Garencieres, the Dauphin of Auvergne, the Lord of
" Hangijl, the Lord of Montmorency, Monfieur Ifr illiam
" de Craon, Monfieur Lewis of Harcourt, Monfieur 'John
" */<r Ligny. The Names of the Prifoners taken at Poic-
•' tiers are thefe :

" Monfieur Philip of France, the Earl of En, the Earl
" of Longueville, the Ear) of Ponlhieu, the Earl of jfoigny,
" the Earl of Sancerre, the Earl of Dammariin, the Earl
" of Venta dour, the Earl of Salbruchc, the Earl of Auxerre,
" the Earl of Vendofme, the Earl of Craon, the Lord of
" Darnalt or 72«a/, the Marfhal of Danchan or rf' ^;-
" dencham, the Lord of Aubigny.

" XVI. Alfo, it is agreed, That the Prifoners aforc-
" faid, which come to remain in Hoftage for the King
" of France, fhall therefore be delivered out of Prifon,
" witliout paying any Ranfom, according to Agreement,
" made before the third of May pall ; and if any of
" them be out of England, and not in Hoftage at Calais,
" within the firft Month after the faid three Weeks after
" Midfummer, without juft hindrance, he fhall not be
" quit of his Imprifonment, but be forced by the King
" of France to return into England, and there remain
" Prifoner, or pay the Penalty by him promifed and in-
" curred, for not returning.

" XVII. Alfo, it is agreed, That inftead of thole
" Hoftages, which fhall not come to Calais, or fhall
" die, or fhall remove out of the Power of the King of
" England, the King of France fhall deliver others of
<' the fame Quality, as foon as may be, within four Months
" after the Bavly of Amiens, and the Major of St. Omer,
*' upon the King of England's Certificate, fhall have no-
" tice the#of ; and the King of France, upon hisdepar-
•' ture from Calais, may have in his Company ten of the
" Hoftages, fuch as the two Kings fhall agree upon, fo
" as thirty may remain.

" XVIII. Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France,
" within three Months after he fhall be gone from Calais,
" fhall fend thither, to remain in Hoftage, four Perfons
" of the Town of Paris, and two of everv Town follow-
" ing, of St. Omer, Arras, Amiens, Beauvais, Li/le,
" Don ay, Tour nay, Reims, Chaalons, Troyes, Chart res,
" Touloufe, Lyons, Orleance, Comp'ugne, Rouen, Caen,
" Tours, Bourges ; the moft fufficient of thefe Towns for
" the Accompliihment of this Treaty.

" XIX. Alfo, it is agreed, That the King of France

" fhall be brought from England to Calais, and remain

" there for four Months, bu fhall pay nothing the firft

" Month for his Guard and Keeping ; but for every one

" of the other Months he fhall remain there, he fhall pay

•' lix thoufand Royals, as they fhall be then current in

" Frame, before his departure from Calais, and foafter-

•• wards ibr the time he ftays there.

" XX. Alfo, it is agreed, That as foon as may be,

<* within a Year after the King of France is departed from
« Calais, Monfieur Jolm Earl of Alontfort, fhall have the
" Earldom of Alontfort, with all its Appurtenances, do-
" ing Homage Liege to the King of France, and his De-
" voir and Service in every Cafe, as a good and loyal Vaf-
" fal Liege ought to do to his Liege Lord by reafon of his
" Earldom ; and alfo his other Heritages fhall be rendered
" to him, that belong not to the Duchy of Bretagne,
" doing Homage and other dues belonging to them ; and
" if he will demand any thing in any of the Heritages
" belonging to that Duchy, out of the Country of Br e-
" tagnc. he mall receive good and fpcedy reafon from the
" Court of France.

" XXI. Alfo, upon the Queftion of the Dcmefn of
" Bretagne, which is between Monfieur John de Mont-
" fort, and Monfieur Charles de Blois, it is agreed, That
" the two Kings calling before them or their Deputies,
" the prijKipal Parties, they (hall inform thcmfelves of.



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" their Right, and fhall endeavour to make them agree n 6o

" about all that is in debate between them, as foon as

" they can : And in cafe neither the Kings, or their

" Deputies, can make an Agreement within a Year

" after the King of France fhall arrive at Calais, Friends

" on both Sides may make the belt Agreement between

" them they can, and as foon as they can ; and if thev

" cannot compromife the matter within half a Year,

" they fhall make report thereof, and what they find

" concerning the Rights of each Party, and why the Dc-

" bate remains between them, to the two Kings or their

" Deputies, and then they, as foon as may be, fhall make

" an Accord, giving their final Sentence upon the Right

" of each Party, which fhall be executed by the two

" Kings; and in cafe they cannot end the Controverfv

" in half , a Year, then the two principal Parties of Blois

" and Montfort fhall do what feems beft to them, and

" the Friends of one Part and the other, fhall aflift

" which Part they pleafe, without hindrance of the faid

" Kings, or without receiving any Damage, Blame, or

" Reproach from them ; and if it happen that one of

" the Parties will not appear before the Kings or their

" Deputies, at the time appointed, and alio in cafe the

" Kings or their Deputies fhall declare an Accord be-

" tween the Parties, and fhall give their Opinion of the

" Right of one Party ; and either of the Parties will

" not confent to, and obey the Declaration, then the

" faid Kings fhall be againft him with their whole

" Power, and aid the other which fhall comply and

" obey ; but the two Kings fhall not in any cafe, in their

" proper Perfons or by others, make War upon one an-

" other for the Caufe aforcfaid, and the Sovereignty and

" Homage of the Duchy fhall always remain to the Kins:

" of France. &

"XXII. Alfo, That all the Lands, Towns, Coun-
" tries, Caftles, and other Places delivered to the Kino-,
" fhall enjoy fuch Liberties and Franchifes as t-hey have at
" prefent, which fhall be confirmed by the faid Kings or
" their Succeffors, fo often as they fhall be duly required
" if they be not contrary to this Agreement.

" XXIII. Alfo, the King of France fhall render, or
" caufe to be rendred, and confirm to Monfieur Philip
" of Navarre, and to all his Adherents, after this time,
" as foon as may be, without deceit, and at furthef'
" within a Year after the King of France fhall be gone
" from Calais, all the Towns, Fortrell'es, Caftles, Lord-
" fhips, Rights, Rents, Profits, Jurifdiftions, and Places
" whatever, which he, in his own Right, or in Right
" of his Wife, or his Adherents, held or ought to hold
" in the Kingdom of France: And that he fhall not
" do them any Damage or Injury, or reproach them for
" any thing done before that time, and fhall pardon
" them all Offences and Mifprifions for the time pair,
" by reafon of the War; and for this they fhall have
" good and fufficient Letters, fo as the faid Monfieur
" Philip and his Adherents return to their Homage,
" and perform their Duties, and be good and loyal Vaf-
" fals.

"XXIV. Alfo, it is accorded, That the King of
" England may give, for this time only, to whom he
" pleafes,the Lands and Heritages that were MonfieurGcd-
" frey de Harcourt's, to hold of the Duke of Normandy, or
" other Lords of whom they ought to hold, by Homage
" and Services anciently accuftomed.

" XXV. Alfo, it is agreed, That if any Man or Coun-
" try, under the Obedience of one Party, fhall, by reafon
" of this Agreement, go under the Obedience of the other
" Party ; he fhall not be impeached for any thing done
" in time paft.

" XXVI. Alfo, it is agreed, That the Lands of the
" Banifhed, and Adherents of one Party and the other,
" and the Churches of one Party and the other, and all
" thofe that are difherited and outed of their Lands, or
" charged with any Penlion, Tax, or Impofition, or
" otherwife in any manner charged by reafon of the War
" fhall be reftored entirely to the fame Rights and Pof-
" Icftions which they had before the Warbeuan ; and that
" all manner of Forfeitures, TrefpafTcs, or Mifprifions
" done by them, or any of them in that time, fhall be
" wholly pardoned ; and thefe things to be done fo foon as
" they well can, or at furtheft within one Year after the
" King fhall leave Calais; except what is faid in the Arti-
" cle of Calais and Merk, and the other Places named in
" that Article; except alfo the Vifcount of Fronfac, and
" Monfieur John Gaillard, who are not to be comprifed
" in this Article, but their Goods and Heritagesihall re-
" main as they were before the Treaty.

' " XXVII. Alfo,



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