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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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mercy, we fhall not objeft. ' We rather hope he itaay be fo inclined, from the great pleafure the pofTeffion of this caftle will give him, which was the thing.k the world he was moft anxious to gain/ . This fpeech gave fome hopes to the two bro-thers, who found themfelves fallen into a fimilat trap to what they had laid for others. - They were confined in rooms well guarded, and the garrifon in the towers and in other parts of the caftle. It was then thoroughly vifited, and found full of ftoTcs and provifion ; all of which they left un-touched, contenting themfelves with the money and otitis they difcovered, and which, as fair plunder, was divided among them 9 but the prifoners were giveft to the knights. Thus, as I have related, was the ftrong caftle of Ventadour regained by the French. Sir Wil* lkm le Bouteiller appointed a valiant and prudent fquire of Limoufin, called Peter Madich, governor, with thirty good lances for its defence. He ran-foriied fuch as were deferving of it ; but haviftg difcovered among the prifoners feveral renegade Frenchmen, who had been cruel plunderers, he had their heads cut off, or hung them on a new gallows that had been created in front of the caftle. When all things had been fettled, the two knights ^ refolved to ride to Riom, to wait on the duke of Berry, and carry Aileyne and Peter Roux with them* News was foon fpr^ad abroad that Ventadour was retaken, to the great joy of thé inhabitants of G 3 Auvergne 85


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