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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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a challenge improper, and fupported the opinion, of the lord de Coucy,.tfho faid it ought to have, been ordered otherwife. But fome, and in par-ticular the lord Philip d'Artois, count d'Eu, and the lord Philip de Bar, faid, c Since the challenge .has been accepted by our knights, they would be difgraced were the combat now broken off: and in the name of God and our lady, let them ac-l complifh it the belt manner they can.' . This was. adopted j for it was now too far advanced to be flopped. It was therefore ordered to draw out the, whole army properly arrayed, that if the Saracens had formed any bad defigns,1 they might be pre-pared to meet them. Every one, therefore, made himfelf ready s the whole was drawn up, as if for inftant combat ; the Genoefe erofs-bows on one fide, and the knights. and fquires on the other ; each lord under his own banner or pennon ~ emblazoned with his arms. It was a fine fight to view the army thus difplay-, ed, and they Chewed great eagernefs to attack the Saracens. . . The ten knights and fquires were advanced on the plain waiting for their opponents, but they came not, nor fhewed any appearancç of fo doing j for, when they faw the Chriftian army fo hand-fomely drawn out in battle array, they were afraid to advance though they were thrice their numbers. \ At times they fent horfemen, well mounted, to ride near their army, obferve its difpofidon, and then gallop back, which was folely done through malice, to annoy the ' Chriftians. / - This 818


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