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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 270



îtlled or ftruck to ' the ground. Thé Scots; by thus valiantly driving the enemy beyond the. fpot. where the earl of Douglas lay dead, far he bad expired on giving his laft orders, arrived at bis banner, which was borne, by fir John Sin-clair. Numbers were continually increafing, from the repeated (hauts of ' Douglas !* and the greater part of the Scots knights and fquires were now there. \ . 1 . • The earl?, of Moray apd March, with their banners and tnenr, came thither alfo. When they were all thus collected, perceiving the Englifh .retreat, they renewed the battle with greater vigour than before. To fay the truth, the Englifh had harder work than the Scots, for they had come by a forced march that evening from Newcaftle on Tynef%hieh was eight Eng^ lifh leagues diftant^to meet the Scots, by which means the greater part tvere exceedingly fa-tigued before the combat began. The Scots, on the contrary, had repofed themfelves, which was to them of the utmoû advantage, as was ap-parent from the event of the battle. In this laft attack, they fo completely repulfed the Englifh, that the latter could never rally again, and the former drove them far beyond where the earl of Douglas lay on the ground. Sir Henry Percy, during this attack, had the misfortune to fall into the hands of the lord Montgomery, a very valiant knight of Scotland. They had long fought hand to hand with mijch valour, arid without hindrance from any one; for there was neither knight nor fquire of either party who . . * did §63 '


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