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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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the ètherfide, which was very agtdéabîe to thé king and his uncles. ' It wis instantly detérmined that the king fhould crofs the river ; and, the king having heard mafs with his lords and draùk a cup, they mounted their horfes and took Ûië road to Commines. Thofé of the van-guatfd who were in* Commines drove out the* Flemings. There were flain of them m the street* atfd fiéWs'about four thoufand, not including thofè killed in thé purfuit, in wind-mills, and in monasteries, whi-ther they had fled for fhélter ; for, as foori as the jetons had crossed, they mounted their hdrfes and began a chace after the Fleming and overrun the country which Was then rich and plentiful. The lords de Rieux, de Laval,; de Màlestroit,* the vifçount de la Belliere and the lord de Corn-bort, with their men, rode oA until they came to Vertain, which is a large town : it wastakfen and' burnt, and thofe found in it were put to death. The Bretons had grçat profit froifi their pillage, as well as the others who had fpread abroad over the Gountry.* They found the houfes full of dra-peries, furs, with cloths of gold and fil ver; for; trusting to the strength of the passage over the1 river JU$; the Flemings had not carried àwafjr any thing from their houfes to. the sttohg totvfiil The first BRETONS, Normans and Burgundiaria who entered Flanders by thé pafe at Commiaes, paid no attention to pieces of cloth, furs orjoltMs,1 b#t to the gold and fiiver which they-found. However, THOFE who followed cleared the WtWle country, for every thing wa&aeoepuUelo«hèth.1 " * " CHAP.


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