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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 152



pie bring you plenty of large pieces of wood, which you will fix ftrongly round the gates, and completely bar them up -T for I am refolved that thofe now NI the town {hall be fo (hut up* in it, that they never pels through the gates : I will make them take another road/ c The two knights obeyed his orders* and marched to Palaminich^ accompanied and fol-lowed by all the men at arms in Beam. They encamped before the town of Cafferes ; but thofe within paid no attention to them, nor obferved that they were fb completely {hut in, they could not pafs through the gâte». On the third day the count de Fobs came with five hundred men at arms, andoa his arrival had the town encompaf* fed with fortifications of wood, as well as by his armyr that no fally might be made from it in the night. In- this fiate, without making any attack, be blockaded them until their provifions began to fail ; for though they had wine in plenty, they had nothing to eat, and eould not efcape by ford* ing the river,, which was then too deep. They therefore thought i* better to furrender themfelves a& prifon£*s,,than. fliamefully perifh with hunger. ' The count de Foix liftened to their offers. He had them informed, that as they could net pais through any of the town-gates, he would make ahôle in the wall through which the garri-fon, one* by one, MUFTI pais, without arms, in their common drefs. They were forced to accept of thefe. terms, oAerwife the bnfinefs was at an end : and» if the count de Foix hadnot been thus. appeafed^ 142


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