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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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- 4 m . ftrong town, but they took it by ftorm. Sir Philip de Namur was there killed. The men of Ghent were ipafters of the town, but not of the caftle ; for the lord de Widefcot and his companions held At out valiantly againft them. The Ghent army went next to Gramont, which had lately turned to the carl, through the entreaty and negotiation of the lord d'Anghien. I know not whether by treachery or not, but the Ghent men entered it, and very many of the inhabitants were flain. After thefe exploits, they returned to Ghent with a great booty. ' When the carl of Flanders confidered that, bc-fide lofing his time, he was at a vaft expenfe in this fiege, and that he and hk army were fuflfering greatly, and alfo that he could not prevent the Ghent men from fallying forth and burning the country ; that lately they had conquered Dendre* monde and Gramont j he refolved to break up the fiege and depart, for winter was approaching. He inarched away, and fent his men to their different homes to recruit themfclves. He ordered the lord d'Anghicn and the lord de Montigny tb garrifon Oudenarde : thfcy had, befides men at arms, two hundred Englifh archers, on whom they placed grçat dépendance With regard to the carl, he went to Bruges. TheJords who were in Oudenarde made feveral fallies againft thofe of Ghent; and there were frequent (kirmifiies, for they were almoft confbutfiy m the field, fb that none could carry provifion


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