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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 285



mi ,Wkà tiien feperated. Qrdem wéte Head to M the quarters. lu and round Calais, that evefy .one •jpwgfat be prepared for- the expedition in the morning. When morning came, the trumpet foipted, and all marched off, taking the road towards Gravelines, They were, according to a niufier m^de, three thoufand armed heads. They continued their march until they came to the •port of Gravelines ; but it was at the time of «fejb, they therefore paffed by the port, and air' tacked aaad pillaged A monaftery wMdi'tbe townfmen had fortified.. The town could not bold out long, for it was only inclofed by palifar-doesi and the inhabitants were feament. If there had been any genttemsni in the %own it would bave held out longer! than ilr did... ; NfeitMtr had 4bm jQonntry any notice df this w^r* nor.did'they «yr, way fufpeot tfeSiEnglifl* of thus attacking them. The Englifh therefore conquered the town of Gravelines by ftorm; and, havingieaded it* advanced towards the monaftery, whither thefe good people had retreatfed, cftrryirigWfth;them their wives, children and fortunes, which they placed therein, depending the ftrehgth.of the walla. They f bad . made deep ditchçs ' aU --rtmodi this ftroaig place, FPR that the Englifc could not immediately win it, but remained two day* in the town before they took it. In the end; they conquered, and flew thofe who defended it* do* ing with the remainder according to their plea* fure.. . Thus were they lords and mailers of Gravet Jines* .where the whole army was quartered, and . . found


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