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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
page 152



Whilfl thefe things were going forwards, and th$ nobles were making preparations for the coronation, the French and Navarrois were advancing towards each other in Normandy ; the captai de Buch was already in the city of Evreux, collefting his men at arms and foldiers from every place he could get them. We will fpeak of him and of fir Bertrand du Guefclin, as well as of a famous battle which was fought the Thurfday preceding Trinity Sunday, the day the duke was to be crowned king of France (as indeed he was) in the cathedral of the city of Rheims. When the lord John de Grielly, known by the appellation of the captai de Buch, had completed his numbers of archers and foot-foldiers in the city of Evreùx, he made his final arrangements, and ap7 pointed as governor of it a knight called the lord Michael d'Orgery. He fent to Conches f the lord Guy de Graville, to defend that place as a fort of frontier. He then marched with all his men at arms and archers ; for he had heard that the French were abroad, but was not certain in what quarter* « On Tuefday, the ^th day of May, the obfequies of the late king were performed in the church of St. Den is^ and the body was interred on the left hand of the high altar. Shortly after mafs, king Charles, the eldeft fon of the late king, went into the meadow, and there received the homages of the peers of France and other great barons. He then went to dinner, and remained at St. Denis that and the following day; On the Thurfday, king Charles left that town, to prepare for his coronation, which was fixt for the Trinity Sunday following.* * Conches,—a market-town in Normandy, four leagues from Evreux. He


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