Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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.5

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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.5
page 41



m of a knight from Perigord, called fir Bertrand Ttai-mond, a good man at arms. About a fliort league from Berfat, the two parties af Englifh and French came fuddenly in fight of ' each other. When fir Bertrand faw chat a combat was unavoidable, he was no way alarmed, but gave proper orders to his men, who were almoft all Gafcons, and drew them up in handfbme array. •The Englifh charged them with couched lances, Ipurring their horfes until they were in the midft of them. On the firft Hock, many were unhorfed on each fide, and feveral gallant deeds done. *' At laft, however, the French Gafcons could not main-tain the fight ; for there were too many againft them, who were likewife chofen men. The party from the garrifon of Berfat were either flain or made prifoners ; very few cfcaped. Sir Bertrand Raimond and fir William Hcmon were among thofe taken. The Englifh then rode on towards Berfat» When the garrifon found that their party had been defeated, they were thunderftruck, and fuirendered the place upon their lives being fpared. Thus did Berfat become Englifh ; and the detachment re-turned to Bourdeaux. At the fame time the Englifh returned to Bour-deaux (the night of All-faints, in the year 1378), the king of Navarre came alfo thither, without being cxpe&ed. The Englifh received him moft honourably $ and, after they had lodged him and his attendants commodioufly, they afked what news from his country and of the Spaniards, for they had received orders to make fuch enquiries. He


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика