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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 372



Tiê\; for we can, as you have feen, enter England at our pleafure, without any danger, from the fea: if we were in greater numbers, we ïkonld do them more mifchief than we are - now able to do. Be fo good therefore, when you are in France, to tell this to yohr knights and fquires, who {hall be eager for renown, to ex- " cite them to come hither in fearch of deeds of arms. We can sffnre you, that if we had a v thoufand lances from France, with the good peo-ple here, we would give fuch a cpnfideraWe blow to England that it fhould be vifible for forty years to come. Have the goodnefs to remem-ber this when you fhall be on the other fide of the water,' . , The French knights replied they would not fail to do fo, for it was not a thing to be forgot-ten. Upon this,'they- embarked on board a • veflel they had engaged to carry them to Sluys; but they had contrary winds when at fea, which obliged them to run for a port in Zealand called ia Virilfe* - When they landed • there, they thought they were in a place of »fafety, but were difappoint-ed ; for the Normans had lately vifited that coaft, And had done, as it was faid, much mifchief to the Zealanders. Thefe knights and fquires were * in great danger ; for, While a different language was held in the" town, their vefiel was feized^ their trunks broken open, and their arms taken away, and they themfelves in rifk of lofing their lives. * La Virille. a if not là Brille. . - A 551


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