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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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Outil it arrived at Origny St.Benotftc* and the ad-jacent villages. In THE town of Origny, there was a handfomc nunnery, the abbefs of which at that time happened to be aunt4n-iaw to the LORD De-fewarr, at whofe entreaty the nnoûcry and the whole town were refpited from being burnt ahd pillaged: the earl was LODGED in fcfcc abbey. That evening and, the feltowipg morning* there were many flcirmifbes at Ribemont, which was hard bf, WHEN feveral were flain and wounded an each fide. In the morning, the àrmy diflodged from Origny, came to Crecy, and PAFFED Vaux below Laon, fijdkig their quarters at Siffonnef. The next day, they CFoflfcd the river Aifne at Pont à Vatre, and cafttfe to Herrnonville and Coumiffy, four leagues from Rheims, without meeting with any forage ON their MARCH* • Every thing had been driven or carried into the towns and ftrong places, the king of France having abandoned to his own men at arms whatever they could find in the open country : [the Englifh, there-fore, fuffered great diftrefs for want of food. They determined to fend a herald to Rheims, to open a treaty with die inhabitants, for them to fend provi-fions to the army, fuch as cattle, bread and wine. The inhabitants refufed to enter into any nego-tiation, and, in their reply, faid, they muft make the belt ' of it. This anfwer fo much enraged them • Origny St. Benoîte,—a town in Pkardy, on. tke- CEfc, three kaguès from St. Quentin. f Siffonne,—a town in Picardy, diocefe of Laon. O 2 ' that 195


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