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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 487



CHAP. CCIV* THE KING OF ENGLAND LEADS A GREAT ARMY INTO FRANCE, DURING THE TIME THE KING OF FRANCE WAS A PRISONER IN ENGLAND.—THE ARRANGE-% MfiNT OF THE ARMY OF ENGLAND, J^S the duke of Lancafter, with fiis barons and knights, were returning to Calais, to falute the king of England, who was impatient to fee them, they, met, within four leagues of Calais, fuch a multitude of people, the whole country was filled with them ; and they were fo richly armed and dreJTed out, that it was a pleafure to view their-arms glittering in the fun, their banners waving in the wind, and the whole artny matching flowly ifl battle-array. 1 When the duke and the above-mentioned lords were come to the king, he received' them very gracioufly, and thanked them much for their fer-vices. Shortly afterward, thefe mercenary Germans, Brabanters and Bohemians, having afiembled to-gether, informed the king, that, having fpest their money, and fold their horfes and armour, very little remained with them for his fervice, according to the defign of their coming, and that, if there ft) ou Id be occafion, they had not wherewithal to return te their own country : they intreated him, out of his generofity, to pay fome regard to their fituation. 3 . - The 473


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