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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
page 292



The earl of Hainault led thefirft battalion, having under him a multitude of knights and efquiras of his own country. His uncle commanded the fécond, wjiere there were many men at arms. The third was under the lord of Fauquemont, and.cdmpofed of Germans.x Each lord was with his own people, and under his proper banner. The battle began immediately on their advancing, and very iharp it was. The crofs-bow men ihot from within and without, by which many were woundedé The earl and his battalion came to the gate, where there was a fevere affault and much ikirmiflung. The vidame of Chalons, who was there, performed wonders; and on the fpot he made three of his fons knights, who did many feats of arms worthy of their new honours : but the eari preffed them fo clofely, that he gained the barriers, and obliged his opponents to retire within the gate, where the affault continued veryfierce.* . Sir John de la Bone and fir John of Beaumont were polled at the gate leading to Chimay, which was.gallantly attacked. The French were forced to retire within the gate, for they had loft their barriers, which the Hainaulters had carried, as well as the bridge. The combat was here renewed with double vigour, for thofe who had entered mounting upon the gate,flung down upon their aflailants logs of wood, pots full of lime, and plenty offtones, by which thofe who had not veryftrongfliields were much hurt. Baldwin of Beaufort, an efquire of Hainault, received there fo violent a blow from a large ftone, . . that


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