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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.8

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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.8
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The inhabitants fent them; twenty-four horfe loads of wine* as much bread, and poultry in abundance for the principal officers. € The marihal remained the whole day in Pon-tevedra, to arrange a government for the duke of Lancafter. He appointed an boneft galician go-vernor, who had followed the duchefs to England, \ with whom the inhabitants were fatisfied. On the morrow, he returned to his army, and in a coun-cil determined to march againft another town that was rebellious, called Dighos*, fix leagues diftant from Fontevedra* They inftantiy began their march ; and* when within two leagues of the place, they fent forward to know if they would furrender, as Pontevedra and. other towns had done, which if they refufed, they might reft af\ fured they Ihouid be attacked in the morning. ' The inhabitants paid no attention to this me-nace, and faid, that they had often had affauks, but had never been the worfe fqr them. When this anfwer was carried to the marihal, he fwore € by St. George they ihouid be attacked in earneft. What I are the fcoundrels fo proud to fend me fuch an anfwer ?' They pafled the night comfort-, ably with what they had brought with them, and on the morrow by fun-rife were on their march to Dighos. It was near ten oVlock when they came before the town, and each party made preparations for the attack and defence. Dighos, though not a large town, i$ fuffiçiently ftrong; and had there. * Dighos. GL if not Vigp. . been m


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