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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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bringing back to their ranks thofe who were thrown into confufion. Among other knights, Ir Olivier de CHffon played his part handfomely, and did marvels with .his battle-axe, by which he opened and cut through the ranks, fo that none dared to approach him, Once, indeed^ his eagernefs brought him into great peril ; for he advanced fo forward that he had the battalion of the earls of Auxerre and Joigny upon Mm, and had hard work to extricate himfelf* He received in this aflair a ftroke of a battle-axe wMdi track off the vifor of bis helmet ; and its point en. tered his eye, which he afterwards loi. He was not however, for this, a lefs gallant knight during the whole of the day. Battalions and banners rufhed againft each other, and Jbmetimes were overthrown, and then up again. Among the knights, fir John Chandos (hewed Ins ability, va^oroufly fighting with his battle-axe : he gave fuch defperate blows, that all avoided Mm 9 for he was of great ftature and ftrength, well made in all his limbs. He advanced to attack the bat-talion of the earl of Auxerre and the French. Many bold a&ions were performed ; and, through the courage of himfelf and people, he drove this battalion before him, and threw it into fuch diforder that, in brief, it was difcomfited. All their banners and pennons were thrown on the ground, torn and broken : their lords and captains were in the greateft danger ; for they were not fuccoured by any, their people being fully engaged in fighting sod defending themfelves. I9I


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