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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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m it, and if they fhould fet it on fire. c 3h no/ té-plied he: * we will keep it, and make it as ftrong as any town in Galicia/ After they had confulted whither to go he&t,« they determined to march to Muros, another to-lerably good town in Galicia. The garrifon of Ri-badavia, confifting of twenty fpears and fixty archers, was put under the command of fir Peter Clinton, a valiant knight and expert man at arms. The army carried away much provifion from • the txnvn, which was well ftored, particularly in pork and wines : thefe laft were fo ftrong and fiery, they could fcarcely drink them ; and, when any of the Englifh drank too much, they were difabled for two days. On their departure from Ribadavia^ they took the road towards Muros, and had their large machine takeh to pieces and brought after them, for they found it had caufed great alarm tcr ïhany other towns. When the inhabitants of Muros heard that the Englifh were on their march to attack them, that ftibadavia had been ftormed and numbers put tor death, and that they had with them a devil of a fnachine, fo great and wonderful it could not be deftroyed, they were much frightened thereat, and' were apprehenfive what the Englifh- might do to' them. They held a council, whether they fhould defend the town or not, and thought it would be more for their advantage to furrender ; for, fhould the town be ftormed, they would lofe their lives and fortunes, and,they faw no hopes of aid front any quarter. € Gonfider/


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