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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 415



CHAP. CCLIL SEVERAL CAPTAINS OF COMPANIES SIDE WITH DIFFERENT PARTIES. THE KING OF ENGLAND SENDS THE EARL OF CAMBRIDGE AND THK EARL OF PEMBROKE TO THE ASSISTANCE OF ' HIS SON THE PRINCE OF WALES. THEY PASS THROUGH BRITTANY. 'JTHE duke of Lancafter pofleffed, as part of his inheritance in Champagne, a caftle, fituated between Troyes and Chalons, called Beaufort j of wftich an Englifh fquire, named the Pourfuivant d'Amour *, was the captain. When this fquire per- * Pourfuivant d'Amour, was a title that knights and fquires gave themfelves, ou account of their wearing the porirait or colours of their millreffesj and challenging each other to fight in honor of their ladies. Barnes calls him Percival Damorie, but I do not fee on what foundation : it feems to me to be a corruption of Pourfuivant d'Amour. * The duke of Lancafter at J his fame time loft his caille of Beaufort, between Troyes and Chalons. He had intruded this place to the guard of Evan of Wales. This Evan was called le Pourfuivant d'Amour. He was the fon of Edmund, the laft of the ancient fovereigns of Wales, who had been beheaded by Edward. He had been brought up at the court of Philip de Valois, as page of honor to his chamber, a-nd made hip firft campaign under king John. At the peace* the duke of Lancafter, who was probably ignorant of his birth, made him governor of his caftle of Beaufort. ^ Being naturally an enemy to the Englifh, he eagerly feizcd this opportunity of revenging himfelf for the ancient injuries of his houfc. The king of France accepted his offers of fervice, VOL. III. Dd , and 4oi


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