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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.3

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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.3
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of Roye had afcertaîned the truth of this intelligence, he communicated it fecretly to all his fellow-foldiers in the neighbourhood, and particularly to the lord Robert, canon de Roberfart, who at that time managed the eftates of the young earl de Coucy, and refided in the caftle of Marie *. When the canon heard it, he was not flow in obeying the fummons, but came to the lord of Roye with full forty lances. The lord of Roye was chofen the chief of this expedition, as indeed he had reafon to expeâ, for he was a powerful baron in Picardy, and for the times was a good man, and a gallant foldier, much renowned, and well fpoken of in various places. Thefe French men at arms, who might amount to three hundred, ported themfelves in ambufcade on the road the lord of Gomegines and his troops muft neceflarily pafs, who was quite ignorant of their intentions, and who thought to continue his march unmolefted ; he entered, therefore, Tierache, and, taking the road to Rheims, came very early in the morning to a village called Habergny f, where they determined to halt for a fhort time to refrefh themfelves and horfes, and then to continue their route without any more delay. They difmounted in this village, and began to make preparations for feeding their horfes. Whilft his companions were thus employed, the lord of Gomegines, who was • Marie,—a town in Picardy, diocefe of Laon. f Habergny. Barnes calls it Harcigny, which is a village in Picardy, diocefe of Laon. Habergny is not in the Gazetteer. C 2 then 19


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