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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 250



m % I «f Jed worth, carried on the war an &£b, wherever they could meet with I • Thofe in CJufcooy, Poitou, and Sait French is Englifh, did not oWerve fetter, hut conquered towns and cattle* from eadi ether, by Corse .of intrigue, and ruined and de-coyed the Country day and night. There were frequently gadlaot deeds of arms performed* with alternate fucce&. . ' Poor rogues took advantage of Inch timet, and robbed bttb towos and c»ftle» ; fo thêà feme of them, bteomiog ritfbj eopftituted themfeives eap^ tains of bandit of tfuevea: there were among tira* thofe worth forty thoti&nd crowns, Theèr me*k»d was, to- mark out partie»!** %wp& or cailles, a day or two's journey from each ottier ; they then mh leéted twenty or thirty robbers, and, - travelling through bye roads in the night-time, entered the town or caftle they had fixed on about day-break, and fet one of the houfes on fire. When the inha-bitants perceive* it, they thought it had been a body of forces fent to deftrey them, and took to their hfielq Vf £aft m they could- The tows of p933«9e* wwtf*f#*4 ia tM* raaaper ; and many #b#f fftwift ami c^ftle* were taken* and afterwards TWfeu&u, Among other robbers in' Languedoc» QW fnarked out the firong caftle of Cobouru* I&J^QQ?, which is jUitfted in a very ftrong coup-try* pe fet off iq the nighttime with thirty com-pf^ons, taok and deftroyed it. He feize4 alfo the M .. ! J/ ' i ' ' ^~ ^ * A town of Dauphin^ o% tjiç ftfaône, eieâion of Monter pmart * 1 - • , lord


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