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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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knights of Acquitaine were there), and that no aid was likely to be fent to Mm, began to be alarm-ed : he well knew that thofe lords would never leave the place until they had won it by fair or foul means. In the army of the earl of Cambridge, with fir John Chandos and the other barons, were fome knights from Poitou well acquainted with the go-vernor, and who in former times had been his com-panions in arms. Thefe knights advanced to the barriers, and upon their faith and aflurances held a converfation with him, and talked the matter over fo ably (for he was not a fenfible man, though a valiant knight,) that he entered into a treaty to deliver up the caftle, if he were not fuccoured, nor the fiege raifed, within a month ; when he was to receive the funv of fix thoufand francs for the prpvifions in it* The treaty thus entered into was ratified ; and the garrifon remained quiet, under condition, that if the caftle was not relieved within a month, it Ihould be furrendered. This being done, the knight fent information of it to the king of France, the dukes ôf Anjou and of Berry, and to all the lords frotn whom he ex-pected affiftance, in order that he might be fecure from any reproaches they might caft upon him* Notwithftanding thefe informations, that the caftle was ftrong, and abfolutely elTeiitial to France, on account of the provinces of Touraine and- Anjou, no relief was fent ; fo that, when the month was expired, the Englifh lords fummoned the governor to 45«


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