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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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and left In that ftate : however, on their departure they placed therein fome of their men. • The Frenth entered the lands* of Çhltfel+boii! Which they defpoiled ; they then pafled through the territories of Châtel-neuf, which they attacked, and continued their march upwards towards Bierne, *nd Came to the entrance of the lands of the lorct de l'Efcut: they advanced until they came to a good town and ftrong caftle, called Saultf, which was dependant on the county of Foix^ The prince of Wales had frequently intended* before his expedition to Spain, to make war on $he count de Foix for all thefe mefne fiefs, which Jie had in Gafcony, becaufe the count would not acknowledge that he held them from him : the af* fair had remained in this lituation in confluence of the Spanifh expedition. Now, however, the duke of Anjou, who was conquering all Aquitaine, leemed willing to take pofifeffion of it, and had fhus befieged Sauk in Gafcony, which was not a trifle nor eafy to «gain : the governor of it was fir William de Pau. When the count heard they were cenquering his lands and the mefne ifiefs, for which it was but * juft he fhould pay homage cither to the kings of prance or England, he fent for, the vifeount de • Thefe lands are beyond the Pyrenees : therefore, it more probably alludes to the town of Mauvoifin and the other lands the yifcount held under the king of England.—See Hit. de J^angoedoc, vol. iv. p. 583. f Sault de NavaiUe,—-a fmall town in Gafcony, near Ortbei, %. Chltel- mi


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