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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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of the army, dire&iy on the quarters of the cari of Moray, who bore for his arms three pillows, gules on a field argent. He was in his bed when they took him prifoner, and killed a great many ber fore the army was awakened. leaving made a very large booty, they regained the town, which thçy entered with great joy and triumph, and delivered up the earl of Moray to the governor, the lord John Neville *. When the army was awakened and armed, they ran like madmen towards the town, even to the barriers, where they made a fierce aflault, which tailed a confiderable time. It availed them, however, nothing but the loft of their people ; for the town was well provided with men at arms, who defended themfelves valiantly and prudently, which obliged the affailants to retire with lofs. CHAP. LXXIV. KING DAVID OP SCOTLAND TAKES AND DESTROYS THE CITY OF DURHAM. ^THE N king David and his council faw that their flay before Newcaftle was dangerous, and that they could neither gain profit nor honour, they departed, and entered the biflioprick of Durham, * — * He was afterwards exchanged for the earl of Saliibury, made prifoner by the French in the neighbourhood of Lifle, The French would not releafe Saliibury, unlefe he made oath, never to bear arms in France ; and Edward III. confented to this extraordinary condition, 20th May 1342. Ànnqh of Sio/Iand, vol. 2. p. 210. burn


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