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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 133



pofts. , After a fhort reft, they commenced their third tilt, and had well examined where they could beft place their thrufts. This was gallantly per-formed; for they hit, juftly, the upper parts of the helmets, and the points of the lances entered: both were fo neatly unhelmed, that the lacings burft, and the helmets flew over the cruppers of their horfes on the field. ' The knights kept their feats and completed their courfe m handfome array, and then returned to their countrymen. The tournament was now at an end, for no more tillers appeared on the part of the Engliftn The earl of Huntingdon, the earl-marflial, the lojd Clifford, the lord Beaumont*, fir John Clifc ton, fir John d'Anibreticourt,' fir Peter Sher-burne, and all thofe knights who had tilted the preceding days, then waited in a body on the French knights, and thanked them warmly for the amufements they had given them. They faid—* AH the knights who have accompanied us having now tilted, we take our leave of you, and return to Calais on our way to England. We know well that whoever may wifh to try their fkill in arms will find you here for thirty days, ac-cording to your proclamation. On our return to England, we fhall loudly fpeak of your gallantry, and tell all thofe who may inquire of thefe deeds of arms to come and witnefs them in perfon.' 4 Many thanks,* replied the three knights: * Lord Beaumont. Dugdale fays his name was John, rn-fttad of Henry, is Froiffart arils him. 'they 124


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