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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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were rejoiced to fee them. It was not long after ' their arrival when an Englifh fquire, a good tiiter, called John Savage, fquire of honour and of the body to the earl of Huntingdon, fent to touch the ihield of fir Reginald de Roye. The knight ant fwered, he was ready and willing to fatisfy him. * _ When he had mounted his horfe, and had his hel-met buckled and lance given to him, they fetoff full • gallop, and gave luch blows on the targets, that had the fpears not broken, one or both mud have fallen to the ground. This courfe was handfome and dangerous ; but the knights received no hurt, though the points of the lances paffed through the targets, and flipped off their fide armour. The fpears were broken about a foot from the fhaft, the points remaining in the fhields and they gal-lantly bore the fliafts before them, as they finiffced their career. The fpe&ators thought they rouft have been ferioufly wounded ; and the French and Englifh haftened each to their companion, whom, to their joy, they found unhurt. They were told they had done enough for that day ; but John Sa-vage was not fatisfied, and faid he had not crofled the fea for only one tilt with a lance. • This was reported to fir Reginald, who replied,—c He i$ in the right ; and it is but "jufl; that he fhouid be gratified, either by me or by one of my com-panions.' . When they had refled thernfelv^s a while, and received new lances, they began their fécond courfe, each aiming well at the other ; but they failed, from the fwerving of.fMr hprfes, to their . ' great 108


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