Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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 439



One day thefe lords of Prance and of Hainault drew out thei/ army to the field in gay fpirits, and in noble array. It was a fine fight to behold the banners of thefe lords flying before them, and the gallant mufter they made. They began an attack, but with little advantage j for many were killed and wounded} and nothing gained. According to the information which I then received, I believe it was on the fifth day they left Ardres, without any other a&ion, and each man returned to Ms own homey Thus was this expedition put an end to. We will now return to what was going forwards in a diftant part of the country, and relate the fiege of Réalville in Quercy by the French, There were upwards of twelve thoufand combatants, all good men at arms ; and at two days march were the duke of Berry, fir John d'Armagnac, fir • John de Villemur, the lord de Beaujeu, and others from Auvergne and Burgundy, in all about three thou-fand fighting men, who were ready to advance fhould there be occafion. Sir John Chandos, the captai de Buch, fir Guif-card d'Angle, and the others who were guarding the frontiers of Montauban, knew well what was paffing at Réalville, and what the ftrength of their own forces in that part of the country 'confifted of. They found they were not ftrong enough to fight, nor to raife the fiege ; for the earls of Cambridge and Pembroke, who were befieging Bourdeilles, would not give up that fiege. The French had fet their miners to work at Réalville, and by their machines, which caft Hones, i &c 42f


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика