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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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on their left hand, and, by an afcending road, made for a mountain called St. Giles*. " Two Scots fcouts were pofted there, who, hav-ing well confide red the Englifh, immediately fet off to their own troops., and related their obfer-vatiôfis oft the Englifh ; in what order they were marching, and that they had only feen three ban-ners and ten pennons. • The Scots were highly pleafed with this intelli-gence, . and faid with a hearty good will, f In the name of God and St. Giles, let us march towards them, for they ' muft be our prifoners.' They then (homed their war-cry, which I think v*as c Douglas, St. Giles V . They had not advanced half a league before both armies came in fight, .and each knew a combat was unavoidable. Upon this the earl of Douglas knighted his fon, and fir James Douglas difplayed his banner. He alfo knighted the lord Robert and lord David, fons of the king of Scot^ land, who in like manner difplayed their banners. There were made on the fpot about thirty knights in the Scottifh army, and one from Sweden, called fir George de Btfmede, who bore on a fhicld argent a milj-iron gules with ân inden.vd bordure gules. On the other hand, fir Thomas Mufgrave made-his fon Thomas a knight with others of his houfc-hold. The lord Stafford and lord Gafcoyn made fome like wife. They drew out their archers, * St, G îles. this mountain. polling 311


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