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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 203



ft ruck fpurs into their horfes, and galloped towards each other, fhouting their cries of war. On the firft fbock, fevcral were unhorfed, killed and wounded on both fides. Many handfome deeds were done : they difmounted, and began to thruft with their fpcars, each party behaving bravely. This mode of combat continued about an hour, and «m one could fay to, whom would be the vi&oiy, , but in the end the Englifh won the field. Sir Tho-mas Trivet made prifbner* the lord de Brimcu, .and his two fans, John and Lewis» and fix teen men at arms : the reft faved thtmfelves : and the Englifh returned to their army with their prifoners. / They remained fome little time in the neighs bourhood of Peronne, having heard from their pri-fbners, that the lord dc Coucy was in that town with upwards of a thoufand lances, and they knew not if he wifhed to offer them batde. - This day the lord Delawarr, with Fierabràs his ' baftard-brother^ fir Evan Fitswarren and fevcral others, quitting the army~haftened to Mopt $t* Quentin, where they potted themfelves in ambuf. cade ; for they had- learnt that the fénéfchai of Hainault was w#h a /Irong body of men at arm? in Peronne, and they knew him to be fo felf-fufficîent that he would pot feil to fklly out, which in truth tic did. , The van-guard ordered ten men at arm$ to march to Peronne ; among whom were Thierry ]de Sou1-nwn, Fierabras, fir Hpgjh Calverley ançl Popoquin Hay, mounted.on their chargers. They galloped up to the barriers, where^there were at leaft fifty fpcars lii


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