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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
page 108



Calais* Where thçy temained that night efijoying themfelves, and talking ovet the featsof arms that , had been performed. The French retired to Saint Inglevere ; and, if the Englifli .talked much of what had been done* you may readily fuppofe the French were not filent. On Tuefday, after màfs and drinking a cup* all: thofe Who intended to tilt* and thofe who wiihed to fee them, left Calais, and rode in ah orderly man* iter to where the lifts had been held the preceding" day. The French werealready there* as was right* and prepared to receive them. The day was bight* clear, and fufficiently warm. The Englifli-' drew up on one fide, and armed thofe who were* to tilt. • . • Sir William Clifton, a Very valiant and expert knight, was the firft who fent his fquire to touch the ihield of fir Boucicaut 3"the knight inftantly came forth* armed completely for the tournament* mounted his horfe, and grafped his lance. ' The two knights met full gatfop, hitting each • on the target, but paffed on without any thirig more* The fécond courfe was very handfome : « they met, and hit each on the helmet, the lancet crofling* The third courfe they ftfuck again their fliields* and with fuch violence that the horfes were flopped. The fourth courfe with lances was gallantly pèr^^ formed, for they Mt each other fo ftrongly on the ' vizors of their helmets, they were driven off by tjie blow to different fides. The Englifh kjugfc*: - -": Hz tilted. 99


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