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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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territories aqd principality, which he had given ft. his fon the prince of Wales. Evan went to France» to lay his complaints before king Charles of the injuries he had fuffered from the king of England^ by the death of his father and the feizure of hi* inheritance* • The king of France had retained Mm in hu fer vice,' and much advanced him, by giving him-the command of a large body of men at arms. It this fummer, he fent him to fea with four thoufand fighting men, with whom he acquitted himfelf much to his honour, as you fhall now hear.. ' When he took command of thefe men at arms, and veflels which the king of France had equipped and provided for him, he embarked in the port of Harfleur, and fet full fail for England, making 'the ifland of Guernfey, which lies oppofite to Nor-mandy* Edmund Rofs, fquire of honour to the king of England, was then governor of chat, ifland. • On hearing of the arrival of the French under the command of Evan, he was much angered, ami advanced out to meet him. He iflued his fum-moos throughout the ifland, which ta hot large, and coile&ed, as well of his own men as of the Slanders, about eight hundred, with whom Jie Smt vol.. fcys, « This famous Pourftuvant.d'AmoQis was aliq called le chevalier Bauwen.9 Moft probably &Wel(hxnan of ûm name of Bowen : but how is this to be reconciled with the pre-ceding quotations ?— See Mémoires da Gadclin, vol. iv of ^( HSftojkal Colk&ion of French Memoirs, p. 397. i# a pro m*


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