Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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
page 259



had ps^fed'. throfigh^-that they might carry to. - their lords the mod exact information. They thus fpoke,—4 Sir Henry and fir Ralph Percy, we come-to tell you that we have-followed the Scottilh army, and obferved all.. the country where they now are. , They firft halted at Pont-land, and took fir Haymon de Alphel in his caftie : thence they went to Otterbourne, and took up their quarters for the night. We are ignorant of what they, did on tfye morrow, but they feemed to bave taken mesures for a long stay. We know for certain that their army does not conflit of more than three thoufand ^men, including all forts.' - . Sir Henry Percy, on heariog this, was greatly, rejoiced, and cried out,; 4 To,horfe! to horfe ! for by the faith I ovve.my God, and to my lord and father, I will feek to recover my pennon; and to beat up their quarters this night/ . Such knights and fquires in Newcaftle as learnt this-were willing to be of the party, and made them-felves ready. The bifhop of Durham was expected daily at that town ; for he had heard of the irruption of the Scots, and that they were before it, in which were the fens of the. earl of Northumberland preparing to offer, them combat. The bifhop had collected a number of men, and was haften-ingto their affiftance, but fir H,enry Percy would not wait ; for he was accompanied by fix hun-dred fpears, of knights and fquires, and upwards df eight thoufand infantry, which, he faid, would be more* thaijuenough to fight the Sco^s, who u \ were


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика