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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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country, they would march away, but not other-wife.' 4 And what do you afk ?' faid fir Raymond, 4 Sixty thoufand francs : we are four of us, and each muft have fifteen. thoufand for his fhare.' € In God's name/ faid fir Raymond, c that is money enough ; but I will report it to the king ; it is better for him to pay you this fum, for the good of the country, than to allow your further pillaging.' He added this to keep them in good humour, but thought the contrary to what he had faid. On taking leave, fir Raymond told them they might expeft the fum they had aiked, and perhaps more. He then returned to Perpignan, , where the king was, and related to him. all that had pafled. The king faid,—* You muft at all events free the country from them, and pay the thieves : if I could get hold of them, I would hang them all, which is the only payment they deferve : but the place is fo ftrong, it will be difficult to draw them out of it.' * Sir/ replied fir Raymond, € I will manage it : only do not interfere/ * Well/ faid the king, 4 do fo : I will not meddle further in the bufinefs ; but fee that the country be delivered from them/ Sir Raymond colle&ed a body of men at arms, to the amount of five hundred fpears, which be placed in ambuih, and gave the command of them to a fquire of Gafcony called Naudon Seighin, who was valiant and expert in arms. The ambufcade-was about a fhort league from Duren, and fir Raymond ordered, that as foon as the garrifon fhonid have paled by, they fhouid • fall 138


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