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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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it Dyon to Montagrct ;* the lord of Montbrandon to Mauduran ; fir Arnold de Dyon to Montgis ; t Robert de Mal more to Beaumont, in Laillois; fir Charles de Poitiers to Pennes in the Agenois. All thefe knights departed for their different garrifons ; but the count de Lifle remained in la Rèole, and, had the fortrcfs put in proper repair. When the earl of Derby had taken poffeflion of Bergerac, and ftaid there two days, he afked the fenefchal of Bourdeaux, what was mod advifable for him next to undertake, as he wifhed not to remain idle. The fenefchal replied, that he thought it would be beft to go towards Perigord and upper Gafcony. The earl of Derby then gave out his orders to march to Perigord, and left fir John de la Santèf captain of Bergerac. As the Englifh advan-ced, they came to a caftie called Laogon,| of which the provofl of Touloufe was governor : they halted there, not thinking it prudent to leave fuch a poft .in their rear, and the marfhaPs battalioa immediately began the aflault, which lafted all that day, but they gained nothing. Almoft the whole . army was employed againft it the next day ; and, with wood and faggqts, they filled up the ditches, fo that they could approach the walls. * A town in Perigord, diocefe of Perigueux. f In one MS. it IS Sonce : in Barnes' hiftory of Edward IIL, FIR John St. John ; but LIE does not mention his authority for fo altering it. In ray printed copies, and another MS. it is Santé, and is fo in lord Berner's tranflatiou. * î Langon,—a town in Bazadois, upon the Garonne, about fix leagues from Bourdeaux. Sir 61


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