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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
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with them great quantities df baggage «trd^rô-vifion. ' Next came thofe froih Ypres in greatt array: them the" men of Poperingue, Meffines and Gramont. The Flemings thus drawn up before Oudenarde were upwards of one hundred thou-fand : they made bridges of boats and hurdles by which they croffçd over the Scheld to each other. The earl, who refided at Lille, thinking they would attack Dendremonde firft, had fent to Ger-many, Gueldres and Brabant, to afk the fuccour of a number of knights. The duke of Mons, his coufin, had come to ferve^wm with a large body of knights, and had entered* Dendremonde, where they met the eârl of Flanders, who was already ar-rived there by his frontiers of Hainault and Bra-bant, and was truly glad of their company. The Flemings maintained the fiege of Oudenarde for a long time ; during which, there were daily many grand attacks and flcirmifhes, and feveral gal-lant deeds of arms, both before the town and at the barriers, where numbers were killed and wounded, for the Flemings aéted madly and foolifhly in-ha-zarding their perforis in thefe fkirrfiifhes, often to theif great lofs. • * 1 There were full eight hundred lances, « knights and fquires, ih the town of Oudenarde, all valiant men j among whom were feveral barons; fuch as the lords de GtiifteHëj de Villiers, de Hullut and de Cornais, Flemings : from Hainault were, the lords d'Anghien, d'Antoing, de Bofnel, de Taux, de Gommegines and his three brothers, fir Jfahn, fir Daniel and fit Jofeph, the lords dc Stainbourg, K-4 - " de 135 •


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