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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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time. , Me had been engaged fo far in the baitfe1 that he was grievoufly wounded in feveral parts of the head and body, axid at laft made prifoner by à fquire of Brittany under fir Bertrand du Guefclin ; he was then carried out of the crowd. At length, the French gained the field ; but on their fide there were killed the grand matter of the. crofs-bows, fir Louis de Havenquerque, and many others. On the fide of the Navarrois, the lord de Sauix and numbers of his people were flain. Sir John Jouel died in the courfe of the day. There were made prifoners, fir William de Graville, fir Peter de Seqainville, fir Geoffry de RoufTillon, fur Bertrand du Franc, and feveral more. . Few of the Navarrois efcaped being flain or taken. This battle was fought in Normandy, pretty near to Cocherel, on a Thurfday, the 24th day of May 1364 *. After this defeat, when all the dead were ftripped, and thofe who had made prifoners had put them afide and attended to the wounded ; when the greater part of the French, having re-paffed thé? bridge, were retiring bruifed and weary, to their quarters; fir Guy de Graville, fon of fir William 4e Graville, who had been made a prifoner, having in hafte left Conches (a garrifon-town of the Na- • 1 ft is lingular enough, that the date of fb memorable a battle fhould not have been more certainly lenown. Hiftorians place it the i$d May 1364. Du Châtelet reports ancient jyftj» wiikà prove it to have been the 16th May. Froiflart, in relating this battle, differs from onr mé-moires'in feveral details/ ac^Memmfa H'tfioriquu, vol. tv. varrois), - *5«


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