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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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m he had already quartered the arms of the empire. King Philip intreated of them to come fpeedily to his affiâance, for he was impatient to meet the Englilh, vrtio were defpoiiing his kingdom. Thefe lords had no intention of' exculing them-felvesj but fet about colleéiing a large body of men at -arms, from Germany, Bohemia, and Luxem-bourg, and came to the king of France with a powerful army. The king of France wrote alio to the duke of Lorraine, who came to ferve him with upwards of three hundred lances. The earl of Savoy*, the earl of Saltzburgb,. the fearl of Flanders, and earl William of Namur, came alfo to king Philip, each of them with a very hand-fome company. You before heard the manner of the king of England's march : the two marlhals on the right and left, and the king and prince of Wales in the centre. They advanced by fliort marches; and everyday they encamped between ten and twelvte o'clock. They found the country fo abounding with provilions, that they had no need to feek for forage, except wines, of which there was a reason-able quantity. It is not to be wondered at, if the people of the country were alarmed and frightened ; for they had never feen any men at arms, and knew nothing of war or battles : they therefore fled before the Englilh, as foon as ever they heard ' * The earl of Savoy did not come, as }o* will fee fur-ther on. 3 " they


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