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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.1

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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.1
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ss the green huts : nor had they any wood to burn, except what was fo green and wet as to be of fmall fervice. Having continued for a whole week, without hearing any tidings of the Scots, who they imagined mud pafs that way, or very near it, in their return home, great murmurs arofe in the army; and many laid the fault on thofe who had given fuch advice, adding, that it was done in order to betray the king and his hoft. Upon which, the lords of council ordered the army to make ready to march, and croîs the river feven leagues higher up, wiiere the ford was better ; and it was proclaimed, that every one was to be in readinefs to march the next day, and to follow his banners. There was another proclamation made, that whoever chofe to take pains and find out where the Scots were, and îhould bring certain intelligence of it tothe king, the meffenger of fuch news fliould have one hundred pounds a-year in land, and be made a knight by the king himfelf. When this was made known among the hoft, many knights and efquires, to the number of fifteen v e or fix teen, eager to gain fuch rewards, paflfed thriver with much danger, afcended the mountains, and then feparated, each taking different routes. The next day, the army diflodged ; marched tolerably well, confidering that they were but ill clothed ; and exerted themfelves fo much, that they repafled the river, though with much danger, from its being fwollen by the rains. Many were well wafhed, and many drowned. Ê 4 When


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