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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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tioes to him. Upon which the lord Lewis defired that the two prifoners, fir John Boteler and fir Matthew Trelawney, who were in the prifon of the caftie of Faouet, might be fent for, and delivered up to Kim, to do with them as fliould pleafe him beft. € This is the boon I afk; for they have dif-comfited, purfued, and wounded me, have alfo {lain the lord Alphonfo, my nephew, and I have n? other way to be revenged on them than to have them beheaded in fight of their friends who are fliut up in Hennebon.* The lord Charles was much amazed at this re-queft, and replied ; € I will certainly give you the prifoners, fince you have alked for them ; but you will be very cruel and much to blame, if you put to death two fuch valiant men; and our enemies will have an equal right to do the feme to any of our friends whom they may capture, for we are not clear what may happen to any one of us every day. I therefore iirtreat, dear fir and fweet coufin, that you would%be better advifed.' Lord Lewis faid* that if he did not keep his promife, he would quit the army, and never ferve or love him as long as he lived. When the lord Charles faw that he muft comply, he fent off meffengers to the caftje of Faouet, who returned with the two prifoners, and carried them to |he tent of lord Charles. Neither prayers nor intreaties could prevail on lord Lewis to defift from hi* purpofe of having them beheaded after dinner, Co much w*s he en-raged again! them, I . All 10


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