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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.10

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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.10
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unwilling that too many fhould know and fpeak ofit In like manner, fir Piers Cottrteney, on his arrival at Calais, was not unmindful of the engage-ment he had made. . He had no occafion to feek either for armour or arms, for he had brought with him from England his own-,proper arms* which were good and ftrong. • At this time, fir John Warnes* wfcs governor of Calais, to whom he told the engagement he had made with the krd de Clary. Sir John replied, that be would accompany him, with fome other knights of Calais. On the enfuktg morning, the two knights met at the appointed place ; but the CttgHfh knight was better accompanied than the lord de Clary, for he had with him the governor of Calais. On their meeting, there was not much conversion, for each knew what he was to do. Both of them were ftr#agly and completely armed,, to abide the event, fuch as the fortune of arms fhould decide, and they were well mounted. They had their targets fail buckled. on, and their lances given them, which were of (harp, well tem-pered bourdeaux fteeL Having taken their diftance, they fpurred their horfes full gallop, againft each other, but miffed their fhokcs, which feemed to vex them greatly. On the fécond courfe, they met full ; ?nd the lord de Clary gare fir Piers fo • I cannot difcover fir John Warnes, and muft fuppofe it a miftake ; for fir William Beaucharop was governor of Calais when the truee.was figned. ' Lord Bernera calls him fir John Berne?, Cerner S7


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