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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.6

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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.6
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many gallant deeds; as did alfo Efperons his valet. The archers of England were drawn up on the ditches, who fhot fo well and rapidly that fcarcely any dared to fhew themfelves on the battlements j and one half of the garrifon were either (lain or wounded. The brother of Peter Gouffes, the governor of the caftle, was there (lain by an arrow $ he was called Bartholomew, and was an able and expert man at arms 5 but, through his own imprudence and rafhnefs, he loft his life. The affault continued from four o'clock until high noop ; and I muft fay that the Englifh and Gafcon knights did _ not fpare themfelves, but fought with courage and a thorough good will, becaufe they had undertaken this expedition without the confent of the king of Portugal: they were, therefore, determined to conquer this caftle, that the fame of it might reach Lifbon, and fhew what- fuccefs they had met with on their firft attempt. The canon de Roberfac faid,—c Ha, ha, my gentlemen, we fhall this day win the caftle ; but if fo many gallant men at arms as we are, take as much time to conquer all the other towns in Spain and in Gallicia, we fhall never be matters of them/ The knights and fquires, on hearing this fpeech, began to exert themfelves the more : the canon de Roberfac, although covered by his fhield, received fuch a blow that he was much wounded. m ' ' ' There was prefect a young knight from Hai-nault called FroifTart Meulier, who very gal-» lantly 24 .


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