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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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card d'Angle, fir Louis d'Harcourt, the lords de Partënay, de Pinane, de Tannaybouton, du Cu-Jpegnac, fir Percival de Coulongne*, fir Geoffry d'Argeftton, fir Hugh de Vïnoye, the lord de Coyes, the lord de Puiflances, fir James de Sur-geres, fir Maubrun de Linieres and feveral more. There were alfo fome Englifh, who at the time Were refident in Poitou, either from the offices they held there, or affift in guarding the country ; fuch as fir Baldwin de Franville, the earl of Angus, fir Walter Hewett, fir Richard de Pontchardon and others. When they had been muftered at Poitiers, and had completed their preparations, they marched from thence, taking the road for Montcontour, in full array, with every thing neceflary for the fiegc of that place. The caftle of Montcontour is fituated in the country of Anjou, is very ftrong and handfome, and four leagues diftant from Thouars. The Poi-tevins, to the amount of three thoufand com-batants, continued their march until they arrived there, when • they laid fiege to it, and invefted it on all fides. There had been brought from Thouars and Poitiers large engines, which they pointed againft the caftle, and flung from them ftones night and day. They made daily afTaults, and the lords frequently had fkirmifhes with the garrifon, in which feveral gallant a&ions were per 4 * Sir Percival dc Coulongne. Barnes calls him fir Percival Collins. formed ;


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