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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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attended to with pleafure. The king was advif-ed to make the following anfwer : € Earl of Flan-ders, you will return to Artois ; and in a fhort time we will ourfelf be at Arras, where you will perform your duty in the prefence of the peers of France. I cannot better fhew you that I make the quarrel my own, than by my inten-tion to march againft our enemies. ' The earl was fatisfied with this anfwer. Three days afterwards, he left Peronne, and, return-ing towards Artois, came to Hêdin. But the king of France, like one who was defirous of marching to Flanders to abafe the pride of the Flemings, as his predeceffors had formerly done, fet his fecretaries at, work, and fent his letters and fummons by meffengers to all parts of his kingdom, ordering every one to haften to Arras without delay, accoutred each, accord-ing to his rank, in the beft manner he was able ; for, if it "were God's pleafure, he was determin-ed to fight the Flemings in their own country.. No lord of his realm difobeyed, but all fent orders to their vaffals, and marched from the moft diflant countries, fuch as Auvergne, Rou-ergue, Toulousain, Gafcony, Pokou, Limoufin* Saintonge and Brittany : others came, from the Bourfro&oj*, Forêts, Burgundy, Daupbiné Sa-voy, Bar and Lorraine, and from all p^rts of Fraace and its dependencies, to Arras. The, «ffenibhtge #f fiich numbers of men $t arms was a wonderful beautiful fight. Thee^l of Hwcfas rcfided at Hêden, and heard daily §om the..Mag «f Eraace-fud thediitaof Bnrfpwcbr * of 157


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