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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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Over the fup potts of thé bridge, fhot fo well, and fo continually, that -none from Chalons dared to come within reach of their arrows. " 'This engagement lafted until mid-day. It was faid by fomé, that Chalons- muft have been taken, if fir Odes de Grancy had not learnt, as it were by inspiration, this excurfion of the Navarrois. - In order to defeat it, he had intreated the affiftance of many knights and fquift* ;* for he.knew tvat there was not one gentleman in Chalons. He had borne therefore, day and night, attended by fir Philip 'dp Jancourt, the lord Anceau de Beaupré, the. lord John de Guermillon, and many others, to the amount of fixty lances. As foon as they were come to Chalons, they advanced towards the bridge, which the inhabitants were defending againft the Navarrois, who were exerting themfelves. to the* uftmft to gain it. The lord de:Grancy difplayèd bi*fcanner, and fell upon the Navarrois withia b»i*y;gôO'd'wii.1. , ' . • 'The-arrivai :of tbelolrddfe Gfaicy^pi^lllily, re-joiced the people of GhâUds;i and well, it.itùgbt, ibr without Mm and his cdmptoy tbgy wouldhave been harddriven. ' - • •. .} , .! ' . When fir Peter Audley and his friends faw thefe Burgundians, they retreated in good order th^ way they bad come, and found their, férvants with thcif horfes on the banks of the Marne.. They mounted them, and, croffihg the river, without moleftatioq, returned towards Beaufort, having by a trifle miffed their aim. - . • - . * The 441


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