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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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Éëy rriùft bë now fatigued/ 4 My lord, 1 aril With ing it fhould be fo/ replied the marfhal, and .or-dered the retreat. The artny returned to its quar-ters, carrying wiih them the dead and wounded* arid there paffed the night. They had plenty of Wine, but it was fo hot they could fcarcely drink it j and, unlefs'mixed with a great deal of water, thofe tvliô made too free with it were rendered unfit for jjtiy thing the enfuing day. ' On the morrow, they determined, in council, thafj 6ft account of the exceffive heat, the fatigues the* ifmy had fuffered, and the confequences of their having drank1 too much of this wine, there fhould fiôt be any attack made the whole day ; but that, oh the next day, they would renew the affault from before fun-rife, in the cool of the morning, until eight o'clock. Orders were iffued for the army to' femain quietly in camp, and no one to arm until* the trumpet of the marfhal founded. ' Thé duke of Lancafter received this day intelli-gence from the king of Portugal He had left Oporto, and Was dn his ifiarch towards • Santarefl* for he intended to enter Caftille by that frontier, and the armies trf join on the rivet Duero, and be-fiege Beheventé or Vilalpando. Such Was the plan ôf the king of Portugal, if, indeed, the king of Caf-tille and his ffehch allies, who Were daily increas-ing,; did not march to oppofe him. Should they make no oppofition, nor fhew afty figtis of offering battle, it Was ileceffary the junâion t)f the two ar-ftiies be made as fbori as# poffible. The duke was to well pleafed with thi6 neWs'as to give the bearer . • ^ . of-


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