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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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formation to the prince, that king Henry was ad-vancing towards him in great force, and that, from appearances, he feemed defirous to meet him. When the prince received the news at Salvatierra, where he ftili was, that king Henry had crofled the river, and was on his march to meet him, he was right glad, and faid aloud to thofe about him ; 4 By my faith, this baftard is a bold and gallant knight, -and fhews great valour and enterprize in thus coming to feek us. Since he is as eager to find us as we are defirous of meeting him, it is moft probable It will fo happen, and a combat enfue. Our beft way, therefore, will be to decamp hence immediately, in order to gain poffeflion of Vittoria before our enemies. * The prince and his army marched from Salvatierra very early the following morning, and halted at • Vittoria, where he found fir William Felton and his party, whom he gracioufly entertained, afking thetn different queftions. Whilft they were thus. dif- ' courfing, the fcouts brought news that they had feen the fcouts of the enemy, and were certain that . king Henry and his whole army were not far diftant, from the fignals they had obferved, and from the - demeanour of the Spaniards. The prince, on hearing this, ordered the trumpets • to found an alarum through the army j which being -' heard, every man made for his poft : they were all t inftantly d&wn' up in regular order of battle : for each ' man had been informed what he was to do before he had left Salvatierra, fo that every man made dire&ly for his banner. It was a noble fight • § to 186


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