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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 273



mi quartet and a good captain, which will aflift ont caufe, and we are going to the richeft country in the world; for Lombardy receives the fet from other parts; and, as the Lombards are rich and cowards, #e fhall gain gf eat profit. ' We, who are captains, fhall return fo enormoufly rich, that we need never tàote ,think of war, nor carry on any future warfare.* Such were the tonveffations on their march; and when they éai&e to a rich country they halted there for fome time, to refirefh themfelves and their horfes. At the time I am now fpeaking of, that gallant Englifh knight, fir John Ha&onde*, !«ras making war on the Florentines for pope Bo-niface, and had fixed his quarters in the neigh-bourhood of Florence. That country &s well as Perugia were in rebellion againft the pope. The count d'Armagnac thought if he could gain the affiftance of fir John Hawkwood, who was a tnoft enterprifing and courageous knight, he fhould be more fuccefsful in his war. In confluence, during his refidence at Grandet, at the entrance into Piedmont, he wrote to him long letters, explana-tory of his fituation, and the reafons which urged* him to make war on die (Juke of Milan. Having properly fealed thefe letters, he gave them to a prudené meffenger, who pferfermed his duty well, m delivering them tô fir John Hawkwood: he .wa^ then near Florence, and had under his com* * Sir John Ha&onde.—Sir John Hawkwood. f Grande,—in the MSS1. Grando. '• Q. Grentfcle * ' 1 * xnand


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