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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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againft all whowifhed to harrafs them. Oh thé day they rebelled, they killed upwards of fixty Bretons, who were pillagipg ; and would have (lain fir Geoffry de Partenay, but he ëfcàped over the wall which joined his houfe. Upon this the French and Bretons-there quartered fought one whole day with thofe of Santaren, and made a grand attack, on the place, but they lost more than they gained, without damaging the town. Intelligence was brought to the king of Caf-tille .that Santaren had turned to the Portuguefe, and was ready to furrender its town and castles, which the citizens had gotten poffeffion of, to the king of Portugal. The king, on ' hearing this, Was very melancholy, and, calling his marlhal, fir Reginald de Limoufin, faid,—'Take one of two hundred fpears, and jee what they are doiiur at Santaren : why the inhabitants of that town lale rebelled ; and what could have caufed tfaepa to act as they have done.' Sir Reginald replied, 'he would punctually obey/ He took under his command two hundred lances, and, following the road to Santaren, arrived there, £ut (ent before him a herald, to announce his coming, who parleyed with the inhabitants at t^e barri-ers, and delivered his meflage. T^ey anfweted, —' We know well fir Reginald de LimouQn J^r a gentleman and a valiant knight, aud that ^e is marfhal to the king : he is perfectly wejcpme hither, and may enter the town, but unarmed.' This was the anfwer the heraM brought • hack to fir Reginald, who faid, he was not céifte thither •i }o them any harm, but folely to know what their t 248


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