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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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did fo much damage that tfyey lung down a large part of them, and entered the town by force. The town's people then fled towards the market place ; but there was little regularity or order among them, for thofe who had pafled the ditch in boats, and had entered the town, advanced to the gate, and opened it, fo that every one might pafsj Thus was the town of Dînant in Brittany taken, facked and pillaged, and the governor, fir Peter Porte-bœuf, made prifouer. The Englilh took whatever they pleafed, and made m rich booty, for the town at that time was -very wealthy and full of mer-chandise. When the king of England had atchieved this deed, and had conquered the town, he left it empty, not having any intention of keeping it anfl advanced towards Vannes, where he took up his quarters. We mqil now fpeak of the lord Lewis of Spain, the lord Charles Grimaldi and lord Otho Dpria, who at this time had under their command eight galleys, thirteen barges, and thirty-nine veflels, manned. by Genoefe and Spaniards. They kept cruifing between England and Brittany, and at times did great mifchief to the Englilh, who were coming to recruit their countrymen with troops and proyifions. Once, among other times, they attacked the fleet of the king of England, that lay at anchor in a ftnall port of Brittany near Vannes, which not being fufR-ciently guarded, they flew a great part of the ma* liners, and would have done much more damage, D3 if


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