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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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ting's tamers, mi mnj other tarons, knigbt^ a*è fquires*. The Mug of Scotland was taken prifoner, %M~* mg moil gallantly, and badly wounded, before ho was * c Kuyghton is tke hiftorian who ' has given the moft am-ple lift of the ki|Ud at the battle of Durham ; yet it is, in va» fious particulars, erroneous ; and it has been ftrangery disfigured by the miftakes of tranferibers. Knyghton has afforded the ground-work of the following lift ; and care has been taken to correct his errors, whenever they could be detected. This was the more neceflary, becaufe our writers feern to have derailed Of being able to corred the lift, and have left many names as erroneous as they found them. Thus, Abercrombie has fium* phry de Blots and Robert Maltalent \ and to conceal his ignorancef he affirms them to have been Frenchmen, He has alfo David Manant and Nicholas Clopodolian, names for which be has ' not ventured to account. Some additions have been procured from Fordun, although his lift is not fo full as that in Knyghton* Thefe additions are marked F. * It is impoffible to give a corred lift of all the prifoners of diftin&ion taken at Durham; for it appears, {hat many perfons privately took ranfoms for the prifoners whom they had made, and fuffered them to depart. This practice became fo general, that it was prohibited underpaid of death [20th November, and 13th December, 1346}, * Moft of the prifoners of diftin&ion, who had not efcapçfl* by means of this connivance, were ordered to be conveyed to the tower of London [8tb December, 1346]. From that infiniment, arid from fome other fcattered notices, I have drawn up a lift of prifoners, not fo complete, indeed, as might have been wifhr ed, yet more authentic and intelligible than any that has feeei hitherto e^jibited. * KILLED. « John Randolph, earl of Moray,—the younger fon of Ran* dolph the regent. With him the male line of that heroic fa-% mily 190


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