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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
page 218



tet them alone : in arms, every one takes ' what ad-vantage he can: if fir John think there is any ad* vantage in thus fattening on the helmet, he may do the lame. But for my part, were I in their fitua~ tions, I would lace my helmet as tight as poffible ; and, if one hundred were afked their opinions, there would be fourfcore of my way of thinking/ The Englifh, on this, were filent, and never again interfered. The ladies declared, they had nobly jufted; and they were much praifed by the king of Portugal, who faid to fir John Fernando, * In our country, they do not tilt fo well, nor fo gallantly : what fay you, fir John ?* c By my faith, fir,' re% plied he, 1 they do tilt well ; and formerly I faw as rgood jufts before your brother, when we were at Eivas to oppofe the king of Caftille, between. this Frenchman and fir William Windfor; but I never heard that his helmet was tighter laced then than it is now/ The king on this turned from fir John to obferve the knights, who were about to begin their third courfe. Sir John and fir Reginald eyed each other, to fee if any advantage were to be gained, for their Horfes were fo excellent that they could manage them as they pleafed, and, flicking fpurs into them, hit their helmets fo fharply that their eyes ftruck fire, and the (hafts of their lances were broken. Sir Reginald was again unhelmed, for he could never avoid this happening, and they paffed each other without falling. AH now declared, they had well jufted; though the Englifh, excepting the v , duke 205"


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