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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 130



fimttjie jbri^gB wwcoqplefed in a good andftrong manner. The army then pafled over it in prder of battle, pid attached the caftie for the fpace of one whole day, but did no great harm ; and, in the evening, they retreated to their camp, where they were plen-tifully fupplied with every thing. Thofe within the caftie repaired yrhat damage had been done, for they had plenty of workmen. Qn the morrow, the French refolved to divide their army into four divifioni ; the firft of which fhould pake an attack on this fortrefs from the dawn until about nine o'clock ; the fecopd, from that time till noon ; thp third, from qoon till four o'clock ; and the fourth divifion from that time till night. This mode of attack was continued for fix fucceflive days. However, thofe within the caftie were never fo much harafled but that they could defend them-felves valiantly ; and their enemies gained nothing !ut the bridge, which was before the caftie. The French lords, upon this, held a council, and fent tp Touloufe for eight of their largeft battering engine*, and conftruéied four other large ones upon the fpot. Thefe twelve engines caft ftones into the fortreft day and night ; but the befieged had taken fuck p^ins to avoid what mifchief they could do; that they only deftroyed \hc roofs of the houfes r they had alfo made counter-engines, which played upon thofe of their enemies^ and in a (hort fpace of time totally ruined fix of them. During this fiegé, • fir Walter Manny made fre-qv&r& excusfions beyond the river, with about fix . ' 13 ' fcora 117


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