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 188



about to encounter ; adding, that he expe&ed Brit* tany would afford fuch a field of honor, 'that all knights and fquires who were defirous of advancing their name ought moft cheerfully to coiiie thither. When fir John Chandos faw himfelf thus affe&ionately intreated by the earl of Montfort, hé fpoke of it to the prince of Wales, to know how he fhould aû. The prince faid, he might go there without any blame, fince the French had already taken part againfl the earl, in fupport of the lord Charles j and he advifed him to accept the invitation* Sir John Chandos was much rejoiced at this, and made.accordingly grand preparations. He aiked feveral knights and fquires of Acqtiitaine to accom* pany him ; but few went except the Englifh. How* ever, he condufted full two hundred lances, and ai many archers, and marching through Poitou and Saintonge, entered Brittany. He went ftraight to the fiege of Auray, where he found the earl of Montfort, who was very happy at his arrival ; as were fir Oliver de Cliffoii, fir Robert Knoiles and the other companions. It feemed to them, that now no evil could befai them, fince fir John Chan-dos was in their company. Many knights and fquires crofled the fea in haftë from England, eager to advance their fortunes* and to fight with the French. They came to the aid of the earl of Montfçrt, before Auray, who received them all with great joy. They were therefore in all, as well Bretons as Englifh, when mufteredj fixteen hundred men at arms, and from eight to nine hundred archers* / Wc »74


  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