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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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this time, he dug a mine that, after pafling under the apartments, opened to the fields, which, when finifhed, was fo well covered, that no one would imagine there was a fubterraneous paftage tinder the caftle. When about this, the lord of Ermaille was treating with Efpaignolet refpect-ing the fum for which he would furrender to him his caftle ; and, on the mine being completed* he yielded the caftle to fir Raymond for two thou-fand francs, who, having again pofieffion, had it repaired and ftrengthened. Not fifteen days paffed, before Efpaignolet advanced with hit men to the mouth of this mine, which they en-tered about midnight, gained the caftle and took the knight in his bed, whom he again ranfomed for two thoufand francs, and then allowed him to depart j but Efpaignolet kfcpt poffeffioii of the caftle, which he ftrongly garrifoned, and much harrafled the country from thence with others pf his companions. For thefe and fuch like caufes was fir Walter pe Paffac fent into Languedoc, with full powers pver all the troops in that diftrict, and to free the country from thefe pillagers and robbers. Having fent letters to fir Roger d'Efpaign and fir Hugh de Ffoideyille, and other leaders, they pame to ferve under him with all their men. Sir Roger brought fixty lances and one hundred men with fhields; and the fénéfchal of Rouergue,. with fir Hugh de Froideville, joined him with m many, if not more. When they were all aflbm-bled, they amounted to four hundred fpears, an4 upwards of one thoufand armed with fhields, including 308


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