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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
page 262



tan* tp f em#n m »cm$, 4rdraed luis ban-igor |f fficlfftncftp ikouting, * Douglas J DoN^br $k tfamymù (ir Ralph Percy, indignant £m the -tfôe&t the carl of Douglas had ,put no fchetn, by ttnqjiieâng their pennon, aad dsôraus of ' meeting hâru, hafteued^to the place fr»n whioh ttne-.foimdp came, calling out, * Percy ! Percy I The tw.p banners met, and many gallant deeds flf arm$;0i)fged. The Englifh weFe.in.fuperior ftrtngth, and fought fo JdMly that .they .dnwe fcftdk the Soots. Sir Patrick Hepburne, and -Ms fen ,#f , the. iame .name, did honour to Iheàr li%h$hof)d and county, by their gallantry, under the-banner of Douglas, which would hax* hem pwMf mmà but 4«r the vigorous .defence they oaade ; * and this circumiiance 4io£ .only co&» tribittfgitp their perfoual credit, but the memo* j?f of ît is oontinu$d with honour to their «de* fe#ndmts. 1 w*as made -acquainted avifch all the .potion* l#H§.#f .this b*tth& ity -knights jand lapines atiho feed b*& wtoi? in it on.çaeh fide. -The* warn *ifof with the Englifh, 4wo valiant knights from the county of Foix, whom I had.the good /fo; tune to meet at Orthès the year after this battle had been fought. Their names were fir John^de Ch&teauneuf £nd Jphn de Cautirop. On ny_ return frpm Foix, I met _ likejvffe ,at,^ig3wp.4t knight and two fquires of Scotland, of the peaty of earl Douglas. They knew me again, from the recollections I brought to their minds of their own country ; for in my youth, I, the au* fhor of this hiftory, travelled all through Scot* . . land, il»


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