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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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tînue thé fiege, for he could again return to this at his pleafure. He came to la Rochelle, followed by a large body of knights and fquires. I know not by what means, but the earl of Arundel had information, at la Palice, that the marfhal of France with a powerful company of knights and fquires.was^ marching to attack him. The news was not very agreeable to him; but fortunately the weather had become calm, and he infiahtly gave orders to weigh anchor and put to fea. This was fpeedily effected: had they waited longer they would have been furrounded within the haven, and every one of his veffels muft neceffarily have been taken, for not one could have efcaped. The galleys from la Rochelle, fully armed with cannons and • other artillery, appeared in fight, fleering for la Paliee, as the Englifh were under fail. They chaced them tvyo leagues, faluting them with their cannon, but dared not follow them further, for fear of the dangers of the fea. They therefore returned to la Rochelle ; but the marfhal of France was much angered againft them, for having been fo tardy to inform him of the arrival of the enemy. ' The earl of Arundel failed for the mouth of the Garonne, to repair to Bordeaux ; and the fiege of Bouteville was put an end to, for William de Sainte Foix, during the time the marfhal had gone, ' as he thought, to fight the Englifh, had provided his 'caftie with all things neceffary for a long defence. ' ' X2 ' . We 307


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