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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
page 368



• King Henry drew up bis divifion oppofite to hm brother, in very compta: order, and full of bold combatants, who fhouted loudly, making good ufe of their lances ; fo that the army of don Pedro was thrown into confufion, and thofe near his perfon began to be alarmed. Don Fernando de Caftro, who had watched over the king his lord, foon per-ceived (fo good was his judgment) that their army would be beaten ; for they were too much fright-ened from having been fo fuddenly attacked : he therefore faid to don Pedro, c Sir, fave yourfelf, and haften back to the caftle of Montiel, which you left this morning : if you retire thither, you will be in fafety ; but if you be taken, your enemies will .flay you without mercy.' The king approved of this advice, fet out directly on his retreat. to the caftle of Montiel, and arrived there fo à propos that .he found the gates of the caftle open, where he was received with only eleven followers. Whilfi. this was pafling, the remainder of his men, who were difperfed over the plain, continued the combat as well as they could ; for the Moors . who were among tBem, and had not any knowledge of the country, were indifferent whether they were ^direâiy flain or fuffered a long purfuit : they there- . fore fold.their lives dearly. Others alfqa&ed mar* velloufly well. r . Intelligence was brought to king Henry and to fir Bertrand, that don Pedro had retreated to the . caftle of Montiel, where he had fhut himfelf up ; that lè bègue de Villaines and his men had purfued him to the caftle, which had but one path to enter or


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