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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 154



- 144 feid,—' Sir John, I have witneffed here many excellent (kirmiflies and combats between the Armagnacs and the Foixiens ; for there was meU ther town nor caftle that was not well garrifoned with men at arms, who engaged with and pur-fued each other. Do you fee yonder thofe ruins? they are the remains of a fort which the Armagnacs raifed againft thefe two caftles, and which they filled with men at arms, who did much damage to the lands of the count de Foix, on the other fide of the river -, but J will tell you how they paid for it. € The count de Foix one night fent his brother, fir Peter de Beam, with two hundred lances and four hundred peafants, laden with faggots, and as much wood as they could cut from the hedges, which they piled around this fort and fet on fire, fo that the fort was burnt with all in it, for none received quarter j and fince that time no one has dared to rebuild it. - With fuch converfation did we daily travel, tra-velling towards the fource of the river Garonne, on each fide of which were handfome caftles and forts. All on the left hand belonged to the count de Foix, and on the other to the count d'Armag-nac We pafted Montpefac, a fine ftrong caftle, feated on the top of a rock, below which is the road and the town. On the outfide of it, at the diftance of a crofs-bow, there is a pafs called la Garde, with a tower between the rock and the river, and an iron gate: fix men could defend this pais againft all the world, for only two perfons


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