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1824 Excerpt: ...the council of Constance, where the duke still
found means to influence and silence any farther deliberations upon
this detestable affair. '. He narrowly escaped the slaughter at
Azincourt by being too late in bringing up his division 1 Dom
Plancber hints that this was effected by the distribution of two
hundred crowns among the members of that assembly, and timely
presents of the rich produce of bis territory, " Vin deBeaune,
deNuits et de Pommard." One cause of the massacre at Azincourt has
been noticed in page 37, note 1. Another curious fact is given by
Paradin respecting it, wbicb is connected with the Duke of
Burgundy. "From this battle was brought to the Count of Charolois a
rich sword, ornamented with gold, jewels, and precious stones,
whicb bad been taken in tbe coffers of the King of England by
Robinet of Bornoville, and Isambert of Azincourt, who disbanding
themselves during the battle, fell upoo tbe baggage of the King of
England, and plunon foot, drawn up on the field and armed; to the
end that if the division to the assistance of the King of France.
But in the disputes between him and the dauphin concerning the
regency, he met, as might have been anticipated, with a bloody
erid. He was assassinated in his turn by the followers of the
latter on the bridge of Montereau, September 10, 1419, in the
forty-ninth year of his age. His body was first interred at
Montereau, and in 1420 removed to Dijon. By his wife Marguerite of
Baviere he had eight children. His eldest son Philip, from
indignation at his death, took part with the English, and became
their firm ally. One of the monks at Dijon shewing the head of this
prince to Francis I. when he visited his tomb, was questioned by
the king as to a hole that he observed in it. "Throug...
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