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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 142



Arobg'Ji placé behind them, for twb fucçëflite days they kept up a ftrong aflault againft the caftie* Thofe within, not hearing of any affiftance totaling to them, furrendered, on condition of their lives and fortunes being fparéd. They marched outi and withdrew to another part of the country. The Englifh did what they pleafed in thé town and caftie; but, finding that they coOld not con-teniently keep them, they burnt and deftroyed both, and forced the inhabitants to embark on board their fleet, and go' with them, as they had done to thofe of Barfleur, Cherbourg, Montebourg, and all the other towns which they had plundered on the fea-coaft. . We will now return to the expedition of the king of England. As foon as . he had fent part Of his army under the command of the earl of Warwick, one of his marfhals, and the lord Reginald Cobham, along the fea-coaft, as you have heard, he fet out from la Hogue, where he was lodged, under the guidance of fir Godfrey de Harcourt, who was - Well ac-quainted with every part of Normandy. Sir Godfrey, as marfhali advanced before the king, with the van-guard of five huhdted armed men and two thoufand archers, and rode on for fix or ifeven leagues diftance from the main arthy, burning and deftroying the country. They found it rich and plentiful, abounding in all thing! ; the barns full of every fort of cofn, and the houfes with riches :. the inhabitants ât their êafe, having VOL. II. K, ' cars, 1»


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