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
THE LORDS OF FRANCE ENTER BRITTANY, WITH
. LORD CHARLES DE BLOIS.
"yy HE N all the lords of Normandy, the count
d'Alençon, the duke of Burgundy, and the
others that were to accompany the lord Charles de
Blois, in his expedition to conquer Brittany, were
ready, fome of them fet out from Paris, and the
reft from different places, in order to meet together
at Angers. From thence they proceeded to Ancenis, which is at the extremity of the kingdom oa
that fide. They remained there three days, for
. the purpofe of arranging and ordering their army and baggage. Upon entering Brittany, they numbered their forces, and found them amount to five thoufand men at arms, without counting the Genoefe, who were at leaft three thoufand, under the command of three knights from Genoa : the name of one was Othés de Raç, and of another Charles Germanly *. *
There was a large body of foot foldiers and crofs-bowmen, led on by fir Galois de la Baume. When the whqle army had marched out of An
* According to the Annals of Genoa, by Agoftino Juftini-' ano, I think their names ought to be, Odoard de Do tie and 'Charles Grimaldi.—DEN Y s SAUVAGE.
Villani, in his Chronique Univerfelle, makes mention of
Anton Dorie and Charles Grimaldi, as captains of the Genoefe,
'at the battle of Crecy.—Idem.