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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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fions, a&ed with greater prudence and kept xnore together. We will now fpeak of fir John Chandos, fir Guif-card d'Angle •, and others who' ^ere in Montau-ban, fev en leagues diilant from Touloufe, and who made frequent failies from that place very much to their honor. However, whilft they were therç, they thought they could employ their time mone profitably than in guarding the frontiers, and in confequence determined to lay fiege to Tarrieres in .the Touloufain. They made therefore x every ne* jceiT^y preparation, and, marching from -Montau--ban k grand array, came to Terrien*. The -whole army being arrived, it was fuwounded clofely ; for they depended on gaining it by means pf mines, as it •could not eafily be taken by aflàult. Their «niners were.fet to work, who laboured fo well that at the end tff fifteen days they took the town: all who were in it w«e killed, ;and the .place yill^ged and defboyed. • In this eKcuidionjthey (had intended to take ano-ther towi\, three leagues from Tôuloufe, called La-val, and had .placed an ambufcade m a wood near that place. They advanced with. about forty ,men, armed, tbut iiefed inipeafants' clothes. They werç, however, di%pohtted by a eountry boy, who, fol-lowing tkeir footfteps, difcovered their intentions^ * Sir Guifeard d'Angle was created ra peer, by the tide of earl ofTHnntirçgdon, ift Rie II. He was alfo a knight of the Garter, which he received for having been inftrumental to the marriage of the duke of Lancafter with a daughter oT ion Pedro of Caftille. • • . . by 4"


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