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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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mû of Flanders, the count de St. Pol, the eoçu Jiableof France, with about threethoufandlances, inarched on the outfide of the wall?, and halted pppofite to the king's divifion, which confided pf the fineft pep at arms that could be feen or imagined. They advanced to ^ large plain be* fore Bourbourg, wherq. the different lords drew lip their men ;, and it was for a long time their intention to ftorm the place. Banners and pen* pons were flying in the wind, and each lord un^ der his own banner. The lords of France pi^de $ fplendid (hew, and had not been fparing of any expence in exhibiting appearances fuitabja %o their rank* The lord de Çoucy and his ftate were particularly noticed, for he had led courfers richly c^parifoned, andornamented with holdings witb the ancierçt arms of Coucy mixed with thofe he now boref : He Jiimfejf wm mounted on $ beautiful horfe, on which he rode from |ide to fide in a raoft graceful manjier, to the delight of thofe who faw him; all praifed him for the agree-* ^ble manner with which he $ddre#ed every one. fhe other great lords kept up 3, ftate fuitabla to their dignity. More than four hundred knight^ were • this day created. The heralds muttered t}ie knjghts who were before Bourbourg with t{i$ king, and they amounted to from feveu to nine thoufand. In the ^rmy were upwards of twen* ty-five thoufand meu at arms apd fquires. The Englifh were at their pofts in the, town of Bourbourg, and, feeing this immenfe force of the king of France before them, expected an affault ; they we plepfed at the thought; but when they • ' found


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