Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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 160



French had formed their line, the principal Gafcta* chiefs withdrew together, and confulted for a long: time how they could beft ad ; for they faw that their enemies, from their pofitkm, had greatly the advantage over them. One of them made a pro-pofal, which was cheerfully liftened to ? 6 My lords, we well know that; the captai is as • hardy a knight as can be found upon earth ; and, m long as he fhall be able to keep with his teen and fight, he will be too much for us. I therefore think that if we order thirty of our boldeft and moft expert cava* Hers, to do nothing but to follow and attack thé captai, tvhilft we are making for his banner, his men will be thrown into fome confufion i and then our thirty, by their own ftrength and that of their horfes, will be able to pufh through the crowd, and advance fo near the captai, that they may feize him, and carry him off between them to fome place of fafety, where they will remain until the end of die battle y for, if he can be taken by fuch* means as this, the day will be ours, as Ms army will be ,panic-ftruck* *. The Gafcon. knights .immediately aflented to this plan, faying it was well thought of and fhould be followed. They chpfe from their battalion, thirty of the moft' ettterprifing men at ara% and mounted them upon the ftrongeft and moft a£Hvc horfes they had with them. They then marched into the plain, * The editors of the Mémoires Hi doriques doubt very much this fact, in a Bote to the Mémoire! du Gsefclm, and think Fraiflkrt mud hare heard it from z Gctfcoa, well


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика