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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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lord Btfiet were appointed to this expedition. Thefe knights made all the preparation they want-ed, and went to Southampton, where they em-barked on board their veflels. When they had a favourable wind, they fet fail. . ' The firft day, it was fair ; but, towards evening, it veered about, and became quite contrary, which drove them, whether they would or not, on the coafts pf Cornwall* The wind was fo ftrong and impetuous, they were afraid to caft anchor. On (he morrow, the ftorm continued as fierce as ever,% ?nd forced them into the Irifh fea s when it became fo violçnt, threat of their Hips funk, • on board of which were fir John Arundel, fir Thomas Banafier %nd fir Hpgb Çalverley. Upwards of eighty perifhed of their complement of men at arms, §od in thç nupibejF the commander in chief, Ir John Arundel, which was great pity, for he was a va}i*nt ïpd enterpriQng ktiîghf» Sir Thomas Banafter and fir Walter Pole, two bf?re knights, were drowned, and many others. Sir Hugh Calverley never before experienced greater peril $ for all thofe who were in his vefTel were drowned, except himfeif and feven failors i but fir Hugh and the failors took to the mafts and tables ço fave themfelvcs, and, as the wind w^s ftrong, they were blown on the fhore : but, having /wallowed much fea-water, they were long flck and uncomfortable. . gir Thomas Trivet, fir John Bourchicr, the lords Fçrrcrs sp|d Baffet efcapçd. thisdapger, with others : t., 4. . , hpwevet, 151


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