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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.5

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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.5
page 89



té Soon after this, Akfterigot Mated té-c&pttitté. the ftrong caftle of Baton by furprife i the gover-nor Was aQeep in the great tower, when he fcaied the walls, for the placé was not eafy to be taken by force ; but* by means of this tower* the caftle might be gained. . Aimerigot, therefore* thought of a fubtîe trick i having poifeffion of the father and mother of the governor, he ordered them to be led in fight of the tpwer* making every preparation to behead them, if the fon did not furrender himfelf. Thefe good people thought they were inftandy to be mufdered* and cried out to their fon to take com-panion on them* bewailing moft lamentably theii* unfortunate lot. ' The governor was much affeftcd : he could not fuffer his parents to be put to death : he therefore^ furrendered the tower, when the whole family were thruft out .of the caftle. Thus did Baion belong to the EngMfh, a Circumftance which, in its confeqyences, much harafled the country $ for all forts of people who wifhed to do evil retired thither, or to Caffuriel, two leagues from Limoges, to Carlat, to Aloife, to Ventadour, or to fome other fuch Caftles. ' * , When thefe garrifons were all colle&ed in a body, they might amount to five or fix hundred lances : they overran the whole country, and the territories of the count dauphin d'Auvergne, fitu-ated at no great diftance from their garrifon s for none ventured to oppofe them when thus col-lected together. It is true, the lord de Chupier was


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