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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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CHAP. XLIL TWO BRETON CAPTAINS, HAVING VALIANTLY DE-- FENDED 'THE TOWN OF ORENSE AGAINST THE DUKE OF LANCASTER, CAPITULATE ON TERMS OFFERED BY THE ENGLISH. "YOU halve heard that the king and queen of Por-tugal were prefent at the tilt, between fir John Holland and fir Reginald de Roye, at Entença. The king, before he departed, told the duke of Lancafter, that on his return to Oporto, be would, within fix days, take the field, for that his men were now quite ready. . The duke ordered the lady Confiance, his du-chefs, to remain at Sant Jago, under the guard .of the lord Fitzwalter, a powerful englifh baron, with otie hundred men at arms and two hundred archers^ faying, on his quitting Entença,—€ Lady, you will retire to the city of Compofteila, while the king of Portugal, myfelf and army, feek our enemies in Caftille and combat them wherever we may find them, and we fhall then know if ever we be to pof-fefs any part of Caftille.* The lady replied, 6 God's will be done.* They then feparated for the prefent. The duchefs was efcorted out of danger by fir Tho-, mas Percy and fir Evan Fitzwarren, wi$h two hun-dred fpears,' who then returned to the duke. He . ' * had 265


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