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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
page 90



no one dared to fliew himfelf on the battlements. This- tailed the greateft part of the day, when the pick-axe men inade fo large a breach in the walls, that ten men might enter a-breaft. The inhabitants of the town and caftle were quite confounded ; fomé fled towards the church, and others, by a back-way, ont of the town. The fortrefs was im-mediately taken and pillaged ; and all the garrifon were put to death, excepting fuch as had taken refuge in the church, whom the earl of Derby par-doned, for they had fubmitted to his mercy. The earl placed in the caftle a frefli garrifon, Under the command of two Englilh captains, Rich-ard Willes and Robert Scot ; and then he came before Monfegur*,. where he ordered his men to prepare huts for themfelves and horfes : he conti-' nned before it fifteen days. v The governor of the town was fir Hugh'de Baftefol, and there never paled a day without fome affault being made upon it. They fent for large machines from Bourdeaux and Bergerac j and the ftones which they call into the town, deftroyed roofs, tiles, and the principal buildings. The earl of Derby fent every day, to let them know, that if they fuffered the town to be ftormed, levery one would be put to the fword ; but, if they would render obedience to the king of England, he would pardon them, and treat them like friends. " The townfmen would cheerfully have furrender-ed ; and they went to the governor, to confult him, -* A tovra of Baaadois, ele&ion of Condom, near to la fiéole. and 77


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