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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 338



The caftle wis furrounded on all fides, and crt-gkes creeled before it, which caft fuch large ftones as greatly aftonilhed the garrifon. WhUft this fiege was carrying on, true ' intelligence waa brought refpe&ing the lords de Duras and de Rofem, by two heralds who declared they had turned to the Englifh. Qn hearing this the duke find, c Let me but gain St. Macaire, and I will immediately march and lay fiege to Dura?.* He ordered the attacks on the caftle to be renewed with greater vigour, for he was nqt willing tq leave it in his rear. The garrifon feeing themfelves thus attacked^ witthout any hopes of fuccour, and knowing that the duke /and conftable were determined to have them by fair or foul means, thought they fhould a& wifely if they entered into a treaty^ which they accomplifhed, and delivered up the caftle, on their lives and fortunes being fpared^ gnd on being conduced to Bourdeaux, Thus di4 the town and caftle of St. Macaire become French. The duke of Anjou took poifeffion of it, ap? pointed a governor, and then decamped with hit whole army, taking die road towards Duras* . The army continuedJts march until it came be^ fore Duras, wfien an attack was immediately or-dered. The men at arms made themfelves ready, and the crof$-bowincn, well ihielded, advanced to the town ; fome of whom - had provided them-? ielvcs with ladders* in order the more çafily ta fcale the walls. * 325


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