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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.4

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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.4
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at this moment unite yourfelf with fir John Chandos and bis army, he will obtain all the glory of the expedition, and you will be. only named as his companion. It is therefore more proper for you, who arc of fuch high rank and birth, to alt for yourfelf, and let fir John Chandos do fo on his part, who is but a knight-bachelor when com-pared with you/ Thefe and fuch like words cooled the ardour of the earl of Pembroke, who, having no longer any with to go, feat an excufe to fir John Chandos. Sir John would not, however, give up his en-terpriie, but ordered his rendezvous at Poitiers ; from whence he marched, with three hundred lances, knights, and fquires, and two hundred archers. In this number were, lord Thomas Percy, fir Stephen Codington, fir Richard de Pôntchardon, fir Euftacç d'Arnbreticourt, fir Richard Taunton, lord Thoma? Spencer, fir Nêle Loring, the earl of Angus*, fir Thomas Banaftre, fir John Trivet, fir William de Montcndre, fir Maubrins de Linieres, fir Geoffry d'Argenton, and feveral other knights and fquires. Thefe men, at arms and archers marched boldly fprth and in good array, as if going upon fome • David king of Scotland created fir John Stuart of Bonkfll earl of Angus. He and bis heirs held the elates, but the Um-phravilles of England (the earl mentioned in the text) grafped at the title for many generations.—Pmaerim's Hift* of $co*land% volJi. p. 7. B 4 grand f


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