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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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Obferve the eonfequences of this alarm j for had they remained Heady in a body, m they had left NewcafUe, and forced the runaways to re-turn with them, they muft have defeated Hr Scots, which was the opinion of many. But it was not to be fo, and the Scots remained victorious. I will fay fomething of fir Matthew Redman, who had mounted his horfe to efcape from the bat-tle, as he alone could not recover the day. On his departure, he wa^ noticed by fir James Lindfay, a valiant foots knight, who was near him, and, through courage and the hope of gain, was defir-ous of purfuing him. His horfe was ready, and leaping on him with his battle-axe hung at his neck, and fpear in hand, galloped after him, leaving his men and the battle, and came fo clofe to him, that he might, had he chofen, have hit him with his lance ; but he faià,—* Ha, fir knight, turn about ; it is difgraceful thus to fly: I am James Lindfay; and, if you do not turn, I will drive my fpear into your back/ Sir Matthew made no reply, but ftuck fpurs harder into his horfe than before. In this ftate did the chace laft for three miles, when fir Matthew's horfe fiumbling under him, -he leaped off, drew his fword from the fcabbard,1 and put himfelf in a pofture of defence. Thé fcots knight made e thruft at him with his lance, thinking to Jlrikf him on the breaft ; but fir Matthew, by writhing his body, efcaped the blow, and the point of the lance was buried in the ground, and there re-mained fixed. Sir Matthew now ftepped for-ward, and with his fword cut the fpear in two. * ' " " Sir »7*


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