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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 138



Ifltf ttl'aih. Upon which they drew ft raws, and Sil-Veftre Budes had the longcft, which created a great laugh among the company, Silvcftre did not take it for a joke, but wçnt and mode himfeif ready ; when, mounting his horfc* he fet off with eleven men at arms, and rode for the caftle of Mont-paon, where he arrived and entered in the evening. The knights and garrifon were much rejoiced at feeing him, for they had a high opinion of his courage* As I have before faid, there were continued at-tacks every day made on Mont-paon j and the knights within defended themfelves fo well that they acquired great honour, for until a large piece of the wall had been thrown down, they were not any way difmayed. • The Englifh had brought thither large machines and other engines of affault, which they could now place near to the walls where the ditches were filled up. There were alfo footmen covered with large fhields, who worked with pick-axes, and laboured fo earheftly that one afternoon they flung • down upwards of forty feet of the wall. The lords of the army dire&ly ordered out a body of archers, who kept up fo well-direfted and fharp an attack with their arrows that none could ftand againft them, nor even fhow themfelves. Upon this, fir William de Lçngueval, fir Alain de la Houflaye, fir Louis de Mailly and the lord . d'Arcy, finding from this fituation that they could jnot any longer hold out, fent one of their heralds mounted on horfeback, through the breach, to fpeak


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