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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
page 90



{éme, attended by the princefs and his youftg fta Richard. But during the time this femmdfs was fern, and iyery one making hb preparatiohs, the French kept advancing, burning and ravaging the eoomry, They came ^efbre Uqde, a good town fituaffcd Upon the river Dordorine, ofjç league from Ber-gerac : a vaRant knight of Gafcony, named Ir, Thonius de Bitefel *, was the governor of It* The duke of Anjou, th/t count d^rrfiagnae, the lord d'Albret, the count de Perigord/ the vifeount de Carmaing, and t|l the other baroiïs with their men, came thither and formed the fiege in a regular manner, faying thej Would hoc depart without having taken it. This town was large, ftrong and well provided with all forts. of provifion and artillery : for the Captai de Buch and fir Thomas Fekon had been there a fortnight before, and had reinforced it. They thought that Linde was very capable of holding out, if thofe within were determined, con-fidering the affiftance they might draw from Ber-gerac, fhould there be occafion. But the inhabi-tants were fo wonderfully inclined to the French; that they entered into a negotiation with the duke, of Anjou, and liftened to his promifes, which made them prefs the governor, fir Thonius, that he alfo confented to be a true Frenchman, upon • Sir Thonius de Batefol. It is fo in all my printed copies» but otherwife in the MSS. One has Thomas^ QAill ftoutô not be fo. ' , confideration


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