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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
page 143



handfome in perfon, and about fifty years of age. I introduced myfelf to his company, as We had a great defire to know what was doing in France. We were fix days on the road travelling to Or-thez. As we journeyedi the knight, after faying his orifons, converfed the greater part of the day with me, afking for news ; and when I put any questions to him, he very willingly anfwer-ed them. On our departure from Pamiers we erofled the mountain of Ceffe, which is difficult of afcent, and pafled near the town and castle of Ortingas, which belongs to the king of France, but did not enter it. We went to dine àt a castle of the count de Foix, half a league further, called Cariât, feated on a high mountain. After dinner, the knight faid; * Let us ride geritly, we have but two leagues of this country (which are equal to three of France) to our lodg-ing/ * Willingly,' anfwered I. « Now/ said the knight, ' we have this day pafled the castle of Ortingas, the garrifon of which did great mif* chief to all this part of the country. Peter d|A»^ chin has pofleflion of it: he took it by furprife,, and has gained fixty thoufand francs from France. ' How did he get fo much ?' faid 1/ ( I will tell you/ replied the knight. * On the feast of our lady, the middle of August, a fair is holdeny where all the country aflemble, and there is much merchandife brought thither during that time. Peter d'Anchin, and his companions of the garrifon of Lourde, had long wanted to gain this town and çastle, but could not devife the . means 13$


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