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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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Among tic commanders were the earls of Canw bridge andMarch, the lord de Spencer, fir Thomas Holland, fir Nicholas Camoire, fir Edward Twi-ford, fir Richard de Pontchardon, fir John Lefley, fir Thomas Grantfon, fir Hugh Hàftings, the lords de Manne* and de la Pole, with many other knights and (quires. The duke and all his men at arms, arrived at St. Matthieu de Fine Poterne in Brittany, where, after they had difembarked, they attacked the caftle vefy fharply. This caftle was out of the town, and ill fuppiied with men and artillery, fo that the Englifh took it by ftorm,t and flew all who were in it. When the inhabitants of the town were informed of thi$, they opened their gates, and received the duke as their lord.* , - The Englifh next advanced to the town of St. Pol de Léon, which was ftrong and well inclofcd. The duke took his ftation ; and, during a mar-vçloufly well conduced attack, the archers, who were pofted on the banks of the ditches, fhot fo excellently, and fo much together, that fcarcely any dared appear to defend them : the town was therefore taken and pillaged. After* this, they came before St. Brieu, which at that time was well provided with men at arms and all other provifions and ftores : for the lords de Çliflbn, de Beaumanoir, the vifeount de Rohan, and many other barons of Brittany, whiofe quarters were at Lamballe, h^d lately been there and had reinforced


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