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Froissart, Jeanlocked

(1337?c. 1404)
  • Michael Jones

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Froissart, Jean (1337?c. 1404), historian and poet, was born at Valenciennes in the county of Hainault, at a date now generally assumed to be late 1337. Details on his family and education are problematic; his father may have been a herald–painter, but it is more likely that he had an industrial or bourgeois background. Allusions in ...

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