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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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arms from every quarter whence he could obtain them, under his dépendance. From the kingdom of France, there came none ; for king Henry had every perfon from that king*, dom, on account of the alliances that exited* between their fovereign and king Henry, who had alfo fome of the free companies that came from Brittany, and were attached to ftr Bertrand du Guefclin c of thefe, fir Bertrand de Budes, fir Alain de St. Pol, fir William de. Brueix and fir Alain de Couverte, were the leaders. The prince might have had foreign men at arms, fitch as Flemings, Germans and Brabanters, if he had chofen it ; but he fent away numbers, choofing to depend more on his * own fubjeôs and vaffals than on ftrangers. * There came, therefore, to him a great reinforce-ment from England ; for, when the king his father found this expedition was near taking place, he gave leave for his fon, the duke of Lancafter, to go to the prince of Wales, with a large body of men at arms ; that is to fay, four hundred men at arms and four hundred archers. As foon as the prince heard that his brother was coming to him,. he was mw% rejoiced, and gave orders accordingly. At this period, the lord James, king of Majorca, came to vifit the prince in the city of Bourdeaux j for fuch was his title, though he poffefTed nothing, the king of Arragon having kept his kingdom from him by force, and caufed his father to be put to death in prifon, in a city qf Arragon called Barce-lona* On which account, this Mpg James, to reyenge the death of his father, and to recover hi* S 3 ' in- , 261


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