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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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ÊttgHÉ retire! tô their quarter^ mâ the kmgké Into the caftle. where they kept a good guard. The ÈfigEfti were quartered about half * league front Noya, on the banks of the river, which was very Welcome to them and their horfes, for they had great difficulty in procuring water on their mafch. They intended to remain there five or fix days* and then march to Vilalpando, and look at tfte cortr fable of Caftille and the French there in gamfon. They had alfo heard from the king of Portugal, vbf Una encamped in the plains of Ferroi, and intended Inarching for the townof Padron* m Galicia, which mm m the line of march of jthe EnglHh ; and I be-lieve the king and duke were to meet in this town* to confer together on the ftate of affairs, and d* termine on a plan for carrying on the war.' They jhad already been one jnoath in the enemy's mm? try, and had conquered all Galicia» except one or two places, without having any intelligence of the king of Caftille or the French, which greatly fur-prifed them ; for they had Jieard that the kkig of Caftille i&d iflued his fummons from Eurgos, wbere he refidçd* to all parts of ^Caftille, Seville, Cordova, Toledo, JUeon* Yalidolid, fioria, and had collided fixty thoufand men, not including fix thoufand me» at arms from France. The duke of BourhoA was likewife daily expeôed, for he had quitted Paris. It was for this reafon tbe Engliih and For tpguefe* • Pad f on h fituàted on the river Uîla, four leagues to the fduthward of Sant Jago : it was formerly a bifhopfick, but is fitt* tfaoÉtcrrctl to Sact Jago * wanted


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