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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
page 198



tô lay planks op the beams, anckeven fome had placed their targets tô n^ake, a road ; (o that the Flemings who were in Gommihes had enough to. do to w^tch theip, ànd were puzzled how to act, for on the one hand they faw below the bridge, in the marshes, a large' body of men at arms, ' who had halted with their lances advanced be-fore them, and to whom great reinforcements were coming, and on the other thofeof the van-guard oft vthe oppofite fide of the bridge were, tfonfiaritly skïrmifliing with them and exerting themfelves luftîîy to repair the bridge. . fc . \ In tjiis fituation were the French who had that evening crossed over in boats. They had halted on the marches, in mud ,and filth up to their " ancles. ' Nqw confider what miift have been their CQiïràgé and difficulties, when in thefe Jong Winter nights they thus remained a whole night ' with their arms "and helmets on, with their feet in the mire, and without any fort, of refresh-ments. Certainly, I fay, _ they are worthy of great renown, for they were but a handful of - men in comparison with the. Flemings m Corn-mines and in that neighbourhood. ' They dared riot, therefore, advance to attack them, and for this reafoft had halted, faying among themfelves, e% Let us itop here until it be day lightr when'we * sball have a fight of thefe Flemings who quit not the advantage of their entrenchments ; but at-laft they will riot fail to come to us, and when, near wewill'shout our war cries with a loud voice each his * own: cry, or. the cry of his lord, not-. '• '* \ witlifïanding 184


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