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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 338



and fir Simon Frafer advanced before the others, whom they ordered to follow in filence, and came to the porter's lodge. They informed him, that they had brought, with many riiks and fears* coal,' oats, and meal, and, if there were any want of fuck articles, they ihould be glad to difpofe of them, and at a cheap rate. The porter replied, that the garrifon would thankfully have them, but it was fo early, that he darçd not awake either the governor ot his fteward : at the fame time he told him to come forward, and he would open the other gate. They all then paffed quietly through, and entered with their loads to the gate of the barriers, which he opened for them. Sir William Douglas had remarked, that the porter had all the great keys of the càftle gates, and had in an apparently indifferent manner inquired which opened the great gate and which the wicket. When the firft gate was opened, they turned in their nags, and flung off the loads of two, which confifted of coal, dire&ly upon the fill of the gate, fo that it could not be ihut, and then feized the porter, whom they flew fo fuddenly, that he did not utter a word. They then ,took the keys, and opened all the gates ; and fir William Douglas gave a blaft upon his horn, as a fignal for his com* panions : they then flung off their torn clothes, and placed all the remainder of the coal between the gates, fo that they could not be Unit. When thôfe in the ambufcade heard the horn, they fallied forth, and haftened forwards to the caftle. The


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