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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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so to ceupterad the trick the Bretons intended play-ing them, and their fcheme would have fucceeded* All having entered the gate, Alleyne and Peter Roux went to (hut it ; but the French faid to Al-leyne,—4 Let it be open : we wifli it, for we are ready to pay you down the money as agreed upon between us/ 4 Be- it fo/ replied the Bretons : • let us fee the cafh/ c That you fliall,' faid the French, and inftantly fpread on the ground a flieet, on which they emptied the florins. While the two. Bretons were examining the money, which made a îiandfome heap, the knights were doing the fame to the caftle j and, in confequence, fir Peter Mefpin faid to fir William le Bouteiller, * Have that tower opened before you count the money, for there may perchance be in it an ambufh to furprife us, and we may lofe our lives as well as our mon^y/ On this,, fir William faid to Alleyne Roux, • Let that tpwer be opened, for we will have that done before we proceed any farther.* Alleyne re-plid, * that he would do no fuch thing, for the keys were loft/ The moment he,had uttered this, the knights were more fufpicious than before, and laid ; c Alleyne, it is impoffible that the keys of the principal tower ihould be loft. Open it by fair means, or we will have it forced ; for yofl have promifed to furfender to us the caftle, as it is, with-out fraud or treachery, for the fum of ten thou-fand francs, which you now fee lying before you.* Alleyne anfwered,—c I will neither open it myfelf* nor fuffer it to be done, until I ihall have received and


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