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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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ooverlid near the coal-fire, this dàmfel went out of the tent about midnight, to examine the flcy, and fee what fort of weather it was and the time of night, for fhe was unable to fleep. She, looked towards .Rofebecque, and faw, _ in divers parts of the fky, fmdke and fparks of fire flying about* caufed by the fires the French were, making under hedges and bufhes. This woman liftençd attentively,. and thought ftie heard a great noife between their army and that of the French, and alfo the cry of Montjdye and fe-veral other cries § and it feemed to her that they came from the Mont d'Or, between the camp and Rofebecque. She was exceedingly frightened, returned to the tent, awakened Phi-lip, and faid to him,—• Sir/ rife inftantly and arm yourfelf; for.I have heard a great noife on the Mont d'Or, which I believe to be made by the French who are coming to attack you.' Philip at thefe words arofe, and wrapping himfelf in a gown, took a battle-axe. and went out of his tent to liften to this noife. In like manner as flie had heard it, Philip did the fame; and it feemed to him as if there were a great tournament. He directly returned to his tent, and ordered his trumpet to be founded tot awaken the army. . . •• As foon as the found of the trumpet was heard, it was knovta to be his. Thofe; of the guard in front of the camp armed tbemfelvesf àud féht fomè of their companions to Philip to know what he wifhed to havedoiae, as he was thus early arming himfelf. On their arrival, P'« . ' he 2J1


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