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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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their own country in their rear and wait for the enemy on their own borders. Sir John de Vi-enne wifhed not to act in contradiction to their wifhes, and followed what they had advifed; they did not therefore advance further into Northum-berland, but made for Berwick, of which place fir Thomas Redman was governor, and had with him a great number of menât arms. • r The French and Scots came before it, but made no attack, and continued their road to Roxburgh, on their return to their own country. • ' News was fpread all over England, how the French and Scots had entered Northumberland, and were burning and deftroying it. You muft however know, that before this, the arrival of the admiral and the French in Scotland was known. All the lords were therefore prepared, and the king had iffued his fummons : as they affembled, they took the road to Scotland, threatening much the Scots. The Englifh at this time had made greater preparatiqns than ever for their expedition to Scotland, as well by land as by fea; for they had freighted fix fcore veflels, laden with ftores and provifion, which followed their march along the çoaft. The king took the field, accompanied by his' uncles, the earls of Cambridge and Buck-ingham, his brothers fir Thomas and fir John Hol-land. There were alfo the earls of Sali {bury and Arundel, the young earl of Pembroke, the young lord de Spencer, the earl of Stafford, the earl of Huzîen*, and fo many barons and knights, that * Huzien. Q. % they


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