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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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than a hundred leagues from the place where they bad fought. The lord Robert gained land at *a fmall port near the city of Vannes ; and they were all re-joiced when they fet foot on fliore CHAP. XCI. THE LORD ROBERT D'ARTOIS TAKES THE CITY O*' VANNES. ^HUS by this tempeft was the engagement at fea interrupted, between the lord Robert and lord Lewis, and their fleets. It is difficult to fay to whom the honour belongs; for they feparated un-willingly, on account of the badnefs of the weather. The Englifti, having landed near Vannes, difem-barked, on the find, their horfes, provifions, and arms. They then ordered their fleet tô make for Hennebon, and determined to lay liege to Vannes. The lords Hervé de Léon and Olivier de Cliflbn were in it, as governors for. the lord Charles of Blois : the lords of Tournemine and Loheac were there alfo. When they perceived that the Englilh were coming to befiege them, they looked well to the caftle, their watch towers and gates ; and at every gate they pofted a* knight, with ten men at arms, and twenty archers among the crofs-bôws. To return to the lord Lewis and his fleet, who were, all that night and the morrow until noon, violently driven about by the tempeft, and in very great danger : they loft two of their fliips, with all • ' * that * . 23


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