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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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CHkPp ©IX. B1H WALTER MANNY FINDS, IN LA REOLE, THÉ SE-PULCHRE OF HIS FATHER. •y^HILST they were layitig before this cattle, and millers ottly could be employed, fit Walter Manny was reminded of his father, who Formerly had been murdered in his journey from St! James of Compoftella ; and he had heard in his infancy, that he had been buried in la ïfcèole, or in that neighbourhood. He therefore made inquiries in the town, if there Were no one who could inform him of the truth of this matter, and offered a hundred crowns to who* ever would condu6l hito'to the fpot. This brought forward an old man, who faid to fir Walter Manny, ' Certainly, fir, I think I can lead you to the place if here your father was buried* or very near to it/ Sir Walter replied, Mf you prctfe yonr words true, I will ftick to my bargain, and eVen go beyond it/ To explain this matter more clearly, you muil know that there was formerly a bifhop of Cambray, a GafcOn, and of the families of Buc and Mirepoix ; v and, during the time of his holding that fee, a mag-nificent tournament was held at Câmbray, where there were upwards of five hundred knights. . Â knight from Gafcony tilted with the lord of Manny, the father of fir Walter : the Gufcoff knight was Jo roughly handled and wounded, that he tiévér en-joyed hi* health afterwards, bttt died. G % " His


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