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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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làugh fo heartily?' c Why, have I not fufficient caufe ? for I never in my life heard fuch a cata-logue of ftrange names as you are repeating/ € On my faith/ replied the fquire, c thefe are all proper names in my country, and we have fome you would think more ftrange/ * I believe it/ faid the duke; € but, Lawrence, what became of the king of Caftille after this defeat? Did he never attempt to rally his men ? Did he fhut him-felf up in any of his towns ? Did not the king of Portugal purfue him?' * Ho, my lord, we re-mained that night on the field of battle, and until noon the next day, when we marched to Leyria and from thence to Coimbra. ' The king of Caftille fled to Santaren, where he entered a barge, and, followed by fourteen others, embarked on board a large veffel, and went by fea to Seville, where the queen was. His army was difperfed in all directions, fo that it was impoflible to rally them, for their lofs had been great. They will be long before they re-cover it: indeed they never will, unlefs fuccour-ecl by the king of France*. It is to counter-balance * Don John, in commemoration of this event, founded the beautiful monaftery and church of Batalha. It has been magnificently defcribed by Mr. Murphy ; and I copy a note from his publication, page 28. ' The following account is given of this battle by EmanueT de Faria, in his hiftory of Portugal : ~ The king of Portugal, underftanding the approach of the an», drew together hi* forces from Coimbra, Oporto and ' 410


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