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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.11

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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.11
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.frofii France, who were eager to figntfec them-felves, to confidcr how they ihould aft in this emergency. The king told them that he had fent fome expert men at arms to feek Bajazet, who had advanced far into Turkey ; and that there was no appearance Bajazet would this fummer put the menace into execution, of crofEng the Danube to offer him battle, The king wifhed to have advice on this matter, more especially from the French lords. • The ^ lord de, Coucy having confulted with the other barons, anfwered for them, that if Bajazet fhould have told lies, and deceived them by not keeping his word, they ought not for that to re-main idle, but attempt fome deeds of arms, fince they were come thither to that effe&j that all the French, Germans and other foreigners, were willing tQ Uffect the Turks ; andjjf under the com-mand of Bajazet fo much the better, as it would redound more to their honour. What the lord de Coucy faid was approved of by the French, Ger-mans, Bohemians and others, as the moft advan-tageous manner of employing the feafon. Orders were, in confequence, iflued by the king ' and marfhals, that every one be prepared by a cer-tain day, which was appointed on the oétave of Saint John the Baptift, to - march for Turkey. Thefe orders were punftually obeyed ; and you would have feen fervants bufily employed in pre-- paring all things for their matters* wants. The lords of France were defirous of making a handfomc figure, and examined well their armour Q 4. ' . and


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