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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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than a year before he was quite cured, though he continued lame ; and when hé departed, he paid for his ranfom fix thoufand nobles, fo that this fquire became a knight by the great profit he got from the lord of Berkeley. . CHAP. CLXI. THE MANNER IN WHICH KING JOHN WAS TAKEN" PRISONER AT THE BATTLE OP POITIERS. JT often happens* that* fortune in war and love - turns out more favourable and wonderful than could have been hoped for or expected. To fay the truth, this battle which was fought near Poitiers^ 10 the plaint of Beauvoir and Maupertuis, was very bloody and perilous : many gallant deeds of arms were performed- that were never known, and the combatants en each fide fuffered much. King Jriha himfelf did wonders : he was armed with a battle-axe, with which he fought and defended himfelf, The earl of Tancarville, in endeavouring to break through the crowd, was made prifoner clofe to him; as were alfo fir James de Bourbon, earl of POH-thieu, and the lord John d'Artois, earl of Eu. In another part, a littler farther off, the lord Charles d'Artois and many other knights and fquires were captured by the divifion under the banner of the captai de Buch. The purfuit continued even to the gates ' of Poitiers, where there was much laughter and overthrow of men and horfes ; for the inhabit-ants of Poitiers had fliut their gates, and would 4 fuffer 335 *


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