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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 178



CHAP. CCXXII. THE LORD LEWIS OF NAVARRE MAKES INCUR-SIONS INTO FRANCE. THE DUKE OF BUR-GUNDY PLANS SEVERAL EXPEDITIONS AGAINST HIM, BUT IS FORCED TO GO INTO BURGUNDY, TO DEFEND IT AGAINST THE EARL DE MONT-BELIART. ^/HILST thefe men at arms were harafling the Navarrois and enemies of the realm, in JBeauce and in Normandy, the lord Lewis of Navarre (the lord Philip being dead) Jiad taken uporj himfelf the management of the war for his brother the king of Navarre, and had fent a chal-lenge to the king of France, becaufe the .objeft of this war was perfonal to their family, being for a right of inheritance. He had therefore affembled men at arms ever fmce the battle of Cocherel, and was colle&ing them from every part he could get them. He had been fo aâ^ve himfelf, and by means of the captains of companies, of which great numbers ftill remained in France, that he had affembled upwards of twelve hundred lances. With him were fir Robert Knplles * fir Robert Ceny f and fir Robert Briquet de Carfnelle J. The * Sir Robert Knoiirs was a great captain, and the maker of his own fortune. There is a doubt if he were or were not a knight of the Garter (No. 74). See M. Anftis. Having con fide red the di fit rent very great employments he held, Jcc. I am inclined to believe he was of the Garter. t Sir Jtobert Ceny,—(ir Robert Cheney. See hi» pedigree in M Gough's Sepulchral Monuments. His defendants were called to thé h ou Je of peers, 3d Henry VII. X Sir Robert Briquet de Cariadle. I can find nothing about him- men 164


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