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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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order of it. Thofe in the larger galleys, that could not lie near the fhore, were put into boats and conveyed to land, under the banner of our Lady. The Saracens, both within and without the town, allowed them to land peaceably* for they were not in numbers fufficient to oppofe them : and the French advanced with difplayed banners, on which were emblazoned their arms, to the places marked out for their lodgings by the marfhals. The duke of Bourbon, as commander in chief, was lodged in the centre of his army, with all ho-nour, and powerfully guarded. The device on his banner, powdered over with flower de luces, was a figure of the Virgin Mary in white, feated in the centre, and an efcutcheon of Bourbon at her feet. I will name thofe lords of rank who were quar* tered on the right of the duke, looking towards the town : firft, fir William de la Trimouille and his brother with a pennon; the lord de Bor-denay, with a banner; fir Helion de Lig-nac, t with a pennon ; the lord de Tours, the fame. Then were placed the Hainaulters, whofe ftandard bore the device of the lord William of Hainault, at that time count d'Oftrevant, eldeft fon of duke Albert of Bavaria, count of Holland, Hainault and Zealand, which device was a harrow or, on a field gules. There were the lord dHavreth, with his banner ; the lord de Ligny, with his ; and then the lord Philip, count d'Artois, with his banner ; the lord de Mathefe-km, with his banner ; the lord de Calan, with' a pennon : .196


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