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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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m for the love they bore him. The Bayonnois then feparated to continue their voyage, and the fleet kept cruifing about in fearch of adventures. While this armament was lying before Ma-rans, Perrot le Béarnpis and his companions had taken the field, and, having paffed Limoufin, had entered Berry. He had with him four hun-dred fpeàrs and as many pillagers, and carried off in one day all the merchandife that was in the town of le Blanc* in Berry, and gained great wealth and many prifoners, for it was fair-day. He then marched to Selles,f which he plun-dered. Thus did Perrot le Béarnois maintain himfelf. He advanced far into the interior of the country, doing great mifchief wherever he went, for none ventured to oppofe him; and all parts were alarmed, even as far as the county of Mois% and* the Touraine, for they were uncer-tain whither thefe ' two ànmies would march next. Some imagined they would unite; but it was not fo, for the earl of Arundel had em-barked again, as I have mentioned, and Perrot with his companions returned to their ftrong holds. When they had completely plundered the country,^they thought it would be more fafe for them to retire to their caftles and fecure their gains. They took, in confequence, the roads through Limoufm and Auvergne to their forts; • * Le Blanc,—in the generality of Bourges, 17 leagues from Poitiers, nine from Argenton. f Selles, or Ctlki, three league* from St. Aignan, ten from JUoia, and


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