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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 238



were * to engage in the jufts. In the afternoon, king Richard entered Smithfield magnificeritly ac-companied by dukes, lords and knights, for he was chief of the tenants of the lifts. Thq queen took her ftation as on the preceding day, with het ladies, in the apartrrients that had been prepared for her. The count d'Oftrevant came next, with a large company of knights and fquires fully armed for tilting ; then the count de Saint Pol and the knights from France. The tournament now began, and every one ex-erted himfelf to the utmoft to excel : many were tmhorfed, and more loft their helmets. The juft-mg continued with great courage and pèrfeverance until night put an end to it. The company now retired to their lodgings or their homes; and, when the hour for fupper was near, the lords and ladies attended it, which was fplçndid and well ferved. The prize for the opponents at the tour-nament was adjudged by the ladies, lords and heralds, tp the count d'Oftrevant, who far eclipfed all who had tilted that day : that for the tenants was given to a gallant knight of England called fir Hugh Spenfer. ' On the morrow, Tuefday, thé tournament was renewed by the fquires, who tilted in the prefence ©f the king, qiieen and all the nobles, untiLnight, when all retired as on the preceding day. The fupper was as magnificent as before at the palace of the bifhop, where the king and queen lodged ; and the dancing lafted until day-break, when the . company broke up. ; ^3 The «29 •


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