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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 288



•ni muck mifchief was done by Englfb archers, who fhot fo vigoroufly and quick that the horfes were larded, as it were, with arrows, and fell one on the other. The few Englifh men at arms and the Lifboners now came forward, fhouting their cry of, ' Our Lady for Lifbon V They were armed with well fleeled Bourdeaux lances, with which they pierced through every thing, and grounded knights and fquires. The load, dp Jingnach of Beam was unhorfed, his banner taken, and himfelf iqade prifoner, and numbers of his men fl^in pr t^kep. On the other hand, fir John de Rue, fir Geoffry Jlicon, fir Gepffry de Partenay, witty fpffîcil%» hfd entered the fort with their ptti; but their horfes were fo wounded by the archers, they fell down under them. The men at arms on their fide were fn . great danger, for one could not affift the other, nor could they gûn room to exert themfelves, while the Portuguefe, feeing the ill fuccefe frhlch hod attended the firft aflailants, were as frefh and as active as ever for the combat. The Jting of Portugal was mounted on a tall courfer, • decorated all oyer with the arms of Portugal, pad his banner fet up before him: he was " much plpafed at feeing the defeat of his ene? • pies, qnd to encourage his men, and for his own pleafure, he laughed aloud, crying out,— f Go on, my good fellows : defend yourfelves jvell, for, if there be no more than what I fee, we (hall not make much of them; and, if I have any knp\yledge of war, thefe men mpft reT jn^in with us.' 17§


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