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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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The lord James Audeley remained alfo a con* fiderable time near him ; but, when he faw that 1 they muft certainly engage, he faid to the prince; e Sir, I have ever ferved moft loyally my lord your father, and yourfeif, and (hall continue fo to do, as long as I have life. Dear fir, I muft now acquaint you, that formerly I made a vow, if ever I fhould be engaged in any battle where the king your father or any of his fons were, that I would be the fore-moft in the attack,. and the baft combatant on hii fide, or die in the attempt. I beg therefore moft earneftly, as a reward for any fervices I may have done, that you would grant me permiflion honour-ably to quit you, that I may poft myfelf in fuck wife to accomplifh my vow/ The prince granted his requeft, and, holding out 4is hand to him, faid ; ' Sir James, God grant that this day you may fhine in valour above all other knights/ The knight then fet off, and polled him-felf at the front of the battalion, with only four fquires whom he had detained with him to guard bis perfon. This lord James was a prudent and yaliant knight ; and by his advice the army had thus been drawn up in order of battle. ' Lord James began to advance, in order to fight with the battalion of the marlhals. • In like manner, fir Euftâce d'Ambreticourt took great pains to be tbe firft to engage, and was fo, or near it : and, at the time that lord James Audeley was pufhing forward to feek his enemies, it thus befel fir Euftace. I mentioned before, that the Ger-mans 320 . .


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