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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.9

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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.9
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tefs remained there a confiderable time, but fe-veral of his countrymen continued their route to Bordeaux. Thus ended this expedition of the duke of Lancafter. It happened, during the moft active part of the campaign in' Caftille, when ^nights and fquires were eager after adventures and deeds of arms, that the lord Boucicaut had taken- the field, and had fent a herald to demand from fir John d'Ambretieourt three courfes with fpears on horfeback. Sir John had agreed to meet him, with the addition of three courfes with dag-gers, and the fame with battle-axes, all on horfeback. Sir John, having fo readily af-fented, fought for him every where; but I know not for what reafon he had not advanced to that part of the country. I do not, how-ever, fay, nor mean to fay, that the lord Bou-cicaut was not equal to fuch a challenge, nor even to one of more hardy adventure. When fir John d'Ambreticourt was at Bay-onne, with fir John Holland, he thought much on this challenge, which, having accepted, he confidered himfelf bound to accompli fh ; and that he could not honourably leave France without doing fo, left the French might fay he had returned to England difhonourably. He eonfulted his companions, but efpecially fir John Holland, how to act. He was advifed to pafs through France, as he had a good paffport, which the duke of Bourbon had obtained for him, and go to Paris in fearch of the lord Bou-cicaut ; he might hear of him on his road, or at 96


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