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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
page 258



J5# ' ' été is many crofs-bows, on horfcback, âécom-panied by the lords de Roye, de Saint Py, the governor of Beauvoir, the lord dc Montcaurel, the borgne de Montquel, and fevcral more. They fele&ed as guides fome of the beft mounted Hun-garian fcouts, well acquainted with the country, to lead them where they thought it was probable to meet the enemy. This fame week, the Turks likewife took the field to the amount of twenty thoufand men; for, having heard the Christians were deftroying and burning their country, they determined to put m end to it. They colle&cd in the force I have faid, -and advanced to a pafs through which it was ne-çeflary the Chriftians fhould march to enter the open country, for there was no other entrance. Having remained there for two days without hearing any thing of the enemy,, they were on the point of returning the third day, when the Hun-garian fcouts came galloping • to the place where the Turks lay in ambufh. When they thus law them, they kept quiet to obferve the Chris-tians without making any felly or throwing a lance. • • The Chilians advanced near to theTtirks, and, although they could not fee the whole, found they were very numerous. After a fliort ftay, they returned to inform the lord de Coucy and * • It »îi D. Sauvage * cime to Brcchaut ;f but the M& in the Mafettm hit it as in the t*xt, and}my MS. * 'broctant* (Spurring) . . i . 'the


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