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SIR JOHN FROISSART Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2

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SIR JOHN FROISSART
Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2
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Girard de Maulin* was foon informed of what was paffing, and, mounting his borfe, fet out alone for Dinant, where he arrived a little before day-break. He related to the lord Peter Portebœuf, governor of Dipant, the caufe of his coming ; who, when it was day, fummoned all the citizens to the townrhqll. Girard de Maulin there fo eloquently difplayed the reafops of his arrival, that the citir cens and foldiers we?e unanimous to aflift him. All forts of people immediately #rmcd themfelves! and fet off towards faouet in the beft manner they could : in all, they were fix thqufand perfons at leaft, Sir Walter Manny was informed of this by a fpy; and, calling a council of his companions, they confidcred it would be beft for then* to retreat to? wards Hennebon ; for their fttu^tion would be very dangerous, if thofe from Dînant fhould attack them on one fide, and the army of the lord Charles of Blois on the othçr : they might be furrounded, and taken prifoners or flain. They therefore judged it moft expedient, for the prefent, to leave their friends in prifon, and give up all thoughts of affiftr ing them till a better opportunity fhould offer. Asthçy were returning to Hennebon,they paffecl near a caftle, called Goy la Forêt, which, a fort-night before* hajl fiirrendered itfelf to the lord Charles. Sir Walter told his companions, he would not advance a ftep farther, in fpite of his fatigue, untif he had made an affault on this fort4 and feen who vfere within it. Then, hanging his target to his neck* he galloped up to the barriers and ditcl* of "the caftle, the Englifl| and Bretons following 6


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