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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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fall on them, and, if poffible, put all to death. Sir Raymond wrote to the garrifon, to defire they would mount their horfes and advance to Per-pignan, making a fhow of attacking the place, to alarm the 'inhabitants, otherwife he fhould never be able to raife their quota of the money he was to pay them. They were much pleafed to receive fuch intelligence, believing it true, and, mounting their horfes the fame day the ambufh was potted, rode for Perpignan, galloping up to the barriers. When they had done this, they began their retreat, thinking to return quietly home; but they had fcarcely gone half way before they met Naudon Seighin and his troops, who inftantly charged them. They now perceived they had been tricked, and prepared to « defend themfelves : they fought . well during the time the combat lafted ; but that was not long, for there were among them num-bers of pillagers badly armed, who were foon defeated. • Among the flain were, Geoffry ' Chaftelier, Hainge de Sorge, Guyot Morefque, John le Geu-lant and. many more. Peter de Montfaucon, Am-blardan de St. Juft and forty others, were made prifonçrs, and carried to Perpignan, where, as they paiTed the ftreets, the inhabitants came out of their houfes and hooted at them, as they would have done at a wolf. Some were confined in yards, others in prifon or in pits. , The duke of Berry, about this time, arrived at CarcafTone, from a vifit to pope CJement at Avig-non. Having there heard that Duren was re-gained, 139


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