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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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fiim. The attack was (harp, and thofe within de-fended themfelves vigoroully. ' Sir Hervé de Léon and fir Guy de Goy were with the lord Charles before Carhaix. The affault lading fome time, fir Walter encouraged his men, by polling himfelf at their head in the moft dangerous Situations : the archers (hot fo dexteroufly, that thofe within the caftie dared not (hew themfelves. Sir Walter and his party made fuch exertions, that the ditches on one fide were filled with draw and wood, fp that they could approach the walls ; in which, with mallets and pick-axes, they made an opening fix feet wide. They then entered through this open-ing, took the caftie by ftorm, and flew all that were within. They remained there that night ; on the morrow they continued their march, and arrived at Hennebon.* CHAP. LXXXV. THE LORD CHARLES DE BLOIS TAKES THE TOWN OF CARHAIX.f ^^HEN the countefs of Montfort was informed of the return of the Engiifli and Bretons, (he went out to meet them, and ipoft nobly thanked ( • * I fuTpea, although the hiftorian of Brittany copies Froif-fart exaaiy, that la Roche Perion muft be Rofperden, which i* in Bleau's map of Brittany ; and Barnes calls it Rofternan : hut I cannot find any where this Dîna», for Dinan le Sauveur «s in the diocefe of St. Malo, which niuit have been too far off. There is much confufion in the names of places. t Cariiaix,—a town in the diocefe of Quimper. Me • THEM 7


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