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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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his companion, whom he had (truck to the ground in his prefênce. Boucicaut was ready to anfwer himj being armed and mounted, and leaning on his fpear. They met full gallop, and hit each other on the vizors of their helmets, but paffed on without * other damage. Having had their helmets re-adjufted, and their lances given them, they again met with great violence, and from the fhock of the blows on their targets the horfes were flopped, and the lances broken into three pieces, but they completed their courfe without any hurt. They had new fpears given them ; and at the third courfe fir Boucicaut was hit hard on the target, but he gave Navarton a blow that un-helmed him : he then withdrew to his country-men, and tilted no more that day ; for they faid he had done fufficient, and had gained great ap-plaufe. After this, another fquire advanced, called Se-qoaqueton *, an able man at arms and expert tilter. He fent to touch the fhield of fir Reginald de Roye, who replied, that he was prepared and mounted. They fpurred their horfes, and gave violent ftfokes on their targets, without fparing each other. Se-quaqueton bore himfelf handTomely without fall-ing, to the furprife of the fpe&ators, for fir Re-ginald's blow made him bend backward almoft on the crupper of his horfe ; but he • raifed himfelf, and gallantly finiflied his career with the lofs only of his lance. Having received another, they ran i—— j ; • « • • 1 • * Scquaqueton. Û. Swinnerton. the 106


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