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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 248



tics, towns, caftles and forts in Picardy, Artois^ and alfo in^Vermandois, and had every where pofted men at arms in fufficient numbers ; fuch as Bretons, Burgundians, Picards, Normans, and many whom he had fubfidized from the empire. The Englifh left Calais as (bon as they had mounted and arranged their carriages, of which they had great numbers. They marched in three battalions, and in fùch good order as it was not eafy to improve : that of the marfhals marched iirft, of which the earls of Warwick and Suffolk were the leaders ; then the dulses of Lancafter and Brittany, who had many gallant knights to accom-pany them: the conftable, the lord Uelpencer* brought up the rear. They MARCHED in clofç order, without any one being fuftercd to quit his; rank; and the van was always armed ready for combat. They were quartered together at night* keeping a ftrong and ftri£| guard to prevent a furprife. They advanced t&ree leagues a-day, and no one dared to march before the banners of the marfhals unlefs he had been ordered forward as a fcout. They paffed by Montrieul, of which the lord Handebourg * was governor, St. Omer, and af-terwards Terouenne, but without attacking them. The light troops burnt all the lands of the count de St. Pol, and the army advanced very near to Arras, when the two dukes took up their quarters in the monaftery of St. Eloy^ and remained there two days. Handebourg. They


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