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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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lit - Wkmmt fiili? find. Miiiiaf in fudk a flmt «f *rms as the eatl of JPeinbrokc or .fir Gidfcard d'Angle lucre in, btfcrt h Rochelle, mutt cheer-illy fubmit » whatever God tr, fortune may pleafe to order. But know, khat in the kfe of tali'day, of krrights or fcpiircs, the king of Eng-land in companion was by far the greiteit fuficitt; for,, in confequenc* of this defeat, àc loft aftfcr* wards all Guicnnc, ' as you will have related in dur Mftory. *. I was informed That the -Engtifli vefiH which had 6n board 'the money for fir Guifcaid d'Angle to pay the foidiers of Gutennfc wa* loft, and every thing on board with it s fo that it was not of profit to any one. •• . , ; Ail this day, which the urigl of St. Jokn the Baprii, the enfinng night, :aad the morrow until tiooh, did the Spaniards remain aft anchor before la feocheHe, figuring and rioting with joy. It happened fortunately that a knight of Poitou, etttel 1tr Jabtt de Savgeres, addrc fifed the perfon who had taken him with lb 'much eloquence that he agreed to£ive hhA his liberty for three husducd francs, which he paid down. He dined in là Rochelle on St% John's 'day 4 and by him It mm known how the aJUîr had i»dedf Iff ho were ilain or made prisoners* • Many oimzens of the town pretended to be mudi concerned at this event, though in their hearts they vejbtoed, for they never mrt well inclined.tow»rds the Engliflu * In .il* afternoon of St. John's day, at high flood,-'lbs- Spaniards, weighqd anchor,, fet their. * * 4 • » . . fails,


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