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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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The young earl of Hainault came thither with a large body of men, accompanied by his uncle, fir John, and they took up their quarters near to thofe of the king. They were followed by the duke of Gueldres, the marquis of Nuys, the earl of Mons, the earl of Saunes, the lord of Fauquemont, fir Arnold of Bacqueghen, and all the other lords of the empire, allies of the king, with their forces. On thefixth day after the king and thefe lords had taken their pofition before Cambray, the duke • of Brabant arrived with afine army : there were ful nine hundred lances, without counting the other armed men, of whom there were numbers. He took up his quarters at Oftrenant upon the Scheld, over which a bridge was thrown for the communi cation of one army with the other. The duke of Brabant was no fooner arrived, than he fent his challenge to the king of France, who was at Compiégne ; at whichfir Lewis de Travehen, who had hitherto exculpated him, was fo confounded, that he would not return into Brabant, but died of grief in France. During the fiege of Cambray there were many (kirmiihes and combats ; fir John of Hainault, and the lord of Fauquemont, as ufual, made their excurfions together, and burnt and deftroyed much of the country of Cambrefis. Thefe lords, with five hundred lances, and. a thoufand other men at arms, came to the caftle of Oify, in Cambrefis, and affaulted it fofurioufly, that it would have been taken, if the knights and efquires within had not moft valiantly defended it for the lord of


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