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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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tip like men, knowing well What we are to do/ All obeyed this order, and, quitting their quar-ters, marched to a heath beyond the - grove. There, was in froht a wide ditch newly made, and in their rear quantities of brambles, jûni* fiers and ' fhrubs. They drew up at their lei-lure in this ftrong pofition, and formed otie large battalion thick and ftrong. By the re-ports from the conftables they were about fifty thoufand, all chofen men, who valued not their Jivès. Among them were about fixty Englifh archers, who,, having ftolen away froni their companions at Calais, to gain greater pay frcwB Philip, had left behind them their armour in their quarters. . Every thing being arranged, each man took to his arms. • • The horfes, baggage, women and ' varlets were difmified: but Philip von Artaveld had his .page mounted on a fuperb courier, Worth five hundred florins^ which he had or-dered to attend him, to difplay his ftate, and to mount if a purfuit of the French fhould hap-pen, in order that he mig^t enforce the com-mands which lie had given to kill all. It was/ with this interition that Philip had polled him by his fide. Philip had likewife from the town of Ghent about nine thoufand men, well arm-ed, whom hé placed near his perfon1; for he had greater confidence in them than in any of the dthete : they therefore, with Philip at their head with banners difplayed, were in front; aftd thofé from Aloft and Grammont Were next: then the men from Courtray, Bru-ges, Dàmme, Sluys and the Frbncotiâte. Thay were 218


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