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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 354



Robert Glewfes, and Jacquelot de Thiaulx, fliould a d as light horfe, and ikirmifli up to the tents of the French ; that the reft of the knights and fquires, who might amount to three hundred, îhould remain at the bridge, to keep and defend thatpafs, in cafe of any attack. This advanced body then fet out : they were forty perfons altogether, well mounted upon handfome and ftrong chargers : they road on till they came to the French camp, when they immediately daihed in, and began to cut down tents and pavilions, and do every poffible damage, by fkirmiihing with all that oppofed them. That night, two great barons, the lord of Montmorency and the lord of Saulieu, had the watch, and were with their guard, when the Germans fell upon them. As foon as they heard-the noife, they and their banners moved towards it. When the lord of Rauderondenc faw them approach, he turned his horfe about, and ordered his pennon and his party to pufh for the bridge, thé French following him clofely. In this chace, the French captured fir Oulphart de Guiftelles, for he could not follow their track, his fight being in-* different. He was furrounded by the enemy, and made prifoner, as were two fquires, of the names of Mondrop and Jacquelot de Thiaulx. The French gallopped after them, but the Germans efcaped ; and, being fcarcely more than half an acre feparated from' them, they could plainly hear them crying. out, ς Hà, gentlemen, you ihall not return aseafily as you came/ Then one of his party rode up to the lord of Rauderondenc, and VOL. I. R faid,


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