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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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JJûxm* Axrpgoa and Pcut^gai, who acquitted tf#m* /elves exceedingly well, md did pot give up fo eafily, bit fought yety courageouflty with lances* giiifarmes *f pkas and finrords. He had aflb tipaa 'Ms two wings bodies tf lanterna^ mounted o» cil cellent courier*, who kept up the courage of bm f§* vifion ; for wheat they few any part iff it likely tfc be broken, or willing to give way, they gailopad.iip to them# and df»ve them back. The EagWh and Gafcons had not much advantage here, but what they gained from their experience and by dint of deeds of prowefs and vigour. The prince had in* deed with him the flower of chivalry, and there were under htm the 910ft renowned combatants in the whole world, A little to the right of the battalion of the prince was the king of Majorca and his company, who fought vigoroufly, and exerted themfchres to the beft of their power. On the other hand was don Martin de h Carra, who represented the king of Jfavarre, and did his duty welt 1 cannot particularife all that wei* defer?ing of notice ; but the prince had in his divifion many well famed knights from England and Gafcony, namely, fir Richard de Pontchardon, fir Thomas Defpencer, fir Thomas Holland, fir JSfêle Loring, fur Hugh and fir Philip Courtenay, fir John Combes, • Gulfarnoes,—ra kind of (offenfive) long handled and long beaded weapop, or (as the Spaniih vlfarma) a ftaff that hath within it two long pikes, which with a fhoor, or thruft fcrward, came fgrth.'—COT«RAV*'$ BiQlonary. X4 fir m


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