Besides Machaut, several contemporary poets praised John of Luxembourg, including Froissart, Deschamps, and Geffroy de Paris (Prioult 1950, 17-18). 3 3 Modern historians are usually much less kind to John of Luxembourg, although Seibt (1967, 382, 384 n. 21) finds in John a skilled politician who achieved significant and long-lasting results for Bohemia.