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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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«akc a brifk aflauk, for he had refolded to fup k the place that evening* They made a moft fierce attack, without fparing themfelves I and the inhabitants, afiifted by the Englifh, made as gallant a defence. Upon this, the conftable called out to them, faying ; ' Attend to me, you men of Henncbon : it is quite certain we muft conquer you, and that we will fup in your town this evening : if, therefore, any of yon be bold enough to throw a ftorie, arrow, or by any means hurt the fmalleft of our boys fo that he be wounded, I vow to God I will have you all put to death.' Thefe words fo much frightened the inhabitants, that they retired to their houfes, leaving the Englifh to defend the place as well as they could : but the town was too large for them to guard every part of it, fo that the army of the conftable entered, and put all the Englifh to death except the two captains, whom they made prifoners. Becaufe the townfmen had obeyed the orders of the conftable, he commanded that no one, when they ftormed the place, fhould dare arty way to injure them. ' When fir Bertrand du Guefclin had thus won the town and ftrong caftle of Hennebon in Brittany, he Remained there for fifteen days, ; and then matched towards Concarneau. In the mean while, • the eafl of Salifbury, fir WHfiam Neville, fir Brian ~ Stapleton, and fir William Lucy, having reinforced and re-viâualied the fort of Breft with men at arms-, archers and - jprovifions, 584


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