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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 273



- " «59 -*d è vdfel tKat was ready to foil, and having embarked, weighed alnchor, and arrived at the quays of London. When the earl of Flanders heard of this, and faw that the Englifh did not 'fctttne according to his fummons, he was much vexed. He found, from appearances* that what he had been told was the truth. He inftantly fent hift ferjeatats to Bruges, and caufed to be fazed whatever could be found belonging to thofe Englifh "who had fled,, felling the articles lôèliected ; * and John Saplemoh of London and his companions were banifhed Flanders for one 'Tiuridf^d yèâfô and a day. ' Thofe who had been ' arrfcfteid Weïjè thrown into the duiigeon of the prilbnV which coftfome of them their lives, whilft others Recovered all they • had loft. There is a common and true faying, that envy-never dies. This come to my remembrance, becaufe the Englifh iare too envious of another's good fortune, and have always been fo. You muft know, that the king of England, his un-cles, and the nobility, were much vexed at the good Riccefs and great honour whibh the king of France and his nobles had gained at the bat-tle èf • Eofébéeqtie. When the Englifh knights converfed together on the fubjedt, they faid ; € Ha, by holy Mary ! how proud will the French be new, for the heap of peafants they have flain, I wifh to God, Philip von Artaveld had had two thoufand of our lances and fix thoufend archers; not one Frenchman would have efçaped death 6r imprifonment. By God, they fhall riot long keep this honour, for we have now a fine opportunity S3 -of


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