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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.7

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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.7
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" • CHAP. XII. THE SCOTTISH ARMY WITH THAT OF THE AD-" MIRAL OF FRANCE ENTER NORTHUMBERLAND, —BUT, THE ENGLISH BEING ON THEIR MARCH TO MEET THEM, THEY RETREAT 1 WITHIN THE BORDERS. YOU have before heard how the Admiral of France, with a large body of men at.arms, had landed at the port of Edinburgh, and that they found it a very different country from what they had expected from the accounts of the ba-rons of Scotland. - . • The king's council and other barons had told thofe knights who had been in Scotland laft year, particularly Sir Geoffry de Charny and Sir Am* yard de Marfe, that if the fènèfchal, the con-ftable or the admiral of France would crofs the fea to Scotland with a thoufand good lances and five hundred crofs bows, with armour for a thou-fand Scotfmen and proper equipments for the leaders, with their afiiftance, the reft of Scotland would make fuch a fatal irruption into England, it would never recover the blow. With this expectation had the French crofted the fea, but had not found thefe promifes realifed. In the fir ft place, they met with favage people, bad friends and a poor country ; and the knights and fquires knew not where to fend their varlets to 52


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