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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 193



rti fo march direftly to the aflault. No one dîfofeèyect this command, but French and Bretons advanced to the fort armed and well covered by their fhieldsj When they began a vigorous attack, each lord under his own banner and furrounded by his people. It was a handfome fight to look at, for at this aflault there were forty-nine banners, and numbers ot pennons. The conftable, and the marfhal lord Louis de Sancerrc were there at their proper pôfts* labouring hard to encourage the men to conduct their attack with greater valour, anights and fquines of all nations were eager to gain honour and advancement, and performed many gallant exploits. Several cfoflM the ditches, which Were full of wa-ter, frith their fhields on their heads, and marched tip to the walls. In doing this, they never re-treated, notwithftanding the things which were thrown down on them, but advanced the nearer to the foft. The dukes of Berry and Bourbon, the count d'Alençon and the dauphin d'Auvergne,with lèverai other great lords, were on the ditch encou^ raging their rtien, who, on account of fuch fpec-tators* advanced boldly, fearlefs of death and danger. * Sir William Percy and the tWo fquires of ho-nour, who were governors of the caftle, perceiving how brifkly the attacks were made, and that they never cooled nor ceafed, were fenfible, that, if it thus continued, they could not long refift, and, according to their imagination, no aid was Coming to them from any parts for, if they had fufpefled that a reinforcement was within ten leagues, they N 3 . would


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