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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 418



They were defirous of difplaying their horfe-manfhip, and, by way of gallantry, more than five hundred leaped over the ditch ; but, my lord, not one of them ever returned back ^gain. Among them that were thus flain were fome of the hiçtyeft rank, the xpoft anxious for deeds of arms, and feveral of thofe noblemen whQ had left Portugal to ferve under the king of Caftille. Our men, on feeing the enemy thi$ defeated, advanced, and croffed the ditch, imw nearly filled with water, from the mppber of bodies which had choked up the current; they theji mounted their horfes and purfued the eijqny, who had taken flight; but it laJfted not loqg, for it was foon fo dark they were afraid pf following, them raflily, left they might fall into %p,e am-bufcades: befides they were not fo yeJUi- mount-ed as the Caftillians. Had it bee^qthcf^ife, they would have fuffered more, and thçir king been either flain or made prifoner; bx\t tye pb« fcurity of the night, and thç badness §f op horfes, faved them. cl will nom mention thofe wH° fell in, t||k battle; and to begin witU the Por^uguçfe whip, had changed fides, don John Alpjho&fp Sfifj^f the grand prior of St. John in ]^oi$çga^ doa Alvares his brother, with feveral mop$. Of Spaniards don Pedro of Arragon, itrç t# thç conftable; don Juan, fon to don TÇUq; aftd dpn Fernando, fon to don Sancho, both brj?|hejpf in, law to the queen; Diego Manriqpe, pu^f$eitf ~f Caftille ; the marihal Carillp; thg ^miral, Juan 408


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