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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 135



m appointed the lord Percy, and the lord Ne*iHe of Raby, the archbiihop of York, the biftop of Dar-ham, and the ^bifhop of Lincoln, to be his lieute-nants for the northern parts of his kingdom ; mn3 lie did riot take fo many forces out of the realm but that- there waâ a fufficiency of men at arms left to defend it, fhould there be occafion. He took the road for Southampton, where he tarried until he had a favourable wind, when he embarked with his whole army. On board the king's fhip were thé prince of Wales and fir Godfrey de Harcourt : the other lords, earls, and barons embarked with their men, as they had been ordered. There might be about four thoufand men at arms, and ten thou&nd archers, not including the Irifh and the Welch, who followed the army on foot. I will enumerate the names of thôfe lords that accompanied king Edward. I muft mention firft the prince of Wales, who at that time was only thirteen * years old, or thereabouts : there Were Humphry Bohun earl of Hereford and Effex, his brother William Bohun earl of Northampton, Tho-mas Beauchamp earl of Warwick, Richard Fitzalan earl of Arundel, John Vere ear] of Oxford, William Clinton earl of Huntington, • Robert HofFord elrf • This is a miftuke ; for he was born the 15th JhttetS&O': he * puft therefore have been fix teen. r have copied the names out of Barnes' Kfe of Edward III.» wherein he mentions that twenty-two of them, from lord Ughtred, are taken from an old MS. in C. C. C. horary, Cambridge, inti-tuled, « Ada Edwardi filii, Edwardi tartii/ % . . of


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