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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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of tic Englifh force, arid that there was not any ambufcade. On hearing this* the conftable wai more tafy than before * and having ordered his men to form, he advanced jfith his. banner, martiiing on the wing of the two battalions. They had difmounted, and pufhed towards thé palifadœ* which they had allowed to remain ftand-ing, every one fhouting, c Nôtre Daihe Guefcitn !* The Eriglifh on feeing them iflue out of their fort, drew up alfo on foot, and advanced with great alacrity. Their firft onfet was againft the batalion of the . conftable, which was fierce and defperate. The Englifh drove quite through this battalion, and overthrew many. But the Bretons had wifely drawn up their army : there were two battalions on the wing* who, being quite frefh, followed the conftable, and, falling upon the Eng* lifh who were tired, beat them moft dreadfully* They, however, like men of courage, turned about, without fhrinkirtg from their ill-fortune, and combated moft valiantly with the arms they had, fuch as battle-axes and fwords of Bourdeaux, with which they dealt many hard blows. Several excellent knights of each fide adventured boldly* to exalt their renown. This battle was as well fought, as many gallant deeds performed, and as many captures and refcues took place as had been feen for a long time m all that country j for both armies were on foot, on a plain, without advan* tage to either. Each laboured ro perform his duty well, ahd many were flain outright or defperately wounded. In fhort, all the Englifh who had marched 21S


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