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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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ftmse of his family, and in the hirry forgot a young child, of about a year old, that was afleep in the tower. The king having efcaped, this child was brought to Charlemagne, who was much pleafed with him, and had him baptifed. • Roland and Oliver were his godfathers at the font, and the emperor gave him handfome prefents and the lands his father had won in Brittany. This child, when grown up„ was a valiant knight, and called Oliver du Glay-aquin, becaufe he had been found in the tower of Glay, and was the fon of king Aquin. c Such was the foundation of the family of fir Bertrand du Guefciin, which, as you fee, ought to be called du Glay-aquin. Sir Bertrand was ufed to fay, that when he fhould have expelled don Pedro from Spain and crowned don Henry de Tranfta-mare, he would go to Bugia, as he fhould have only the fea to crofs, and demand his inheritance, and would undoubtedly have executed it; for don Henry would gladly have fupplied him with men and fhips ; but the prince of Wales, by bringing back and replacing don Pedro on the throne of Caf-tille, put an end to it. Sir Bertrand was made pri-foner by fir John Chandos, at the famous battle of Najara, and pnfomed for one hundred thoufand francs. He had been before ranfomed by the fame knight, and for the like fum, at the battle of Auray. The renewal of the war between England and France put an effe&ualftoptô this african expedition, and gave him fo much employment that he could not attend to any thing elfe. He was, nevertheless, fhe direâ: iffue from king Aquin, who reigned over ' Bugia "899


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