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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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gary loft his whole baggage, his gold and Ever pkte, jewels, and every thing elfc. He had ' cfcaped by fortunately finding aveffel from Rhodes • on the Danube, that had brought provifions, in which he had crofTcd the river with fix others : had he not done fo, he muft have been flain or taken. There were more killed in the purfuk than in the batde, and numbers were drowned. Happy was he who could efeape from fuch danger by any means. When the bufinefs was over, and the Turks, Peruana and others fent thither by different infidel kings, had retired to their lodgings, (that is to lay, to the tents and pavilions they had conquered from the Chriftians, in which they found wines, meats and every other neceflary) they enjoyed themfelxcs, and made merry, like pen who have gained a vi&ory oyer their enemies. Pajaift difmounted, at the found of many minftrtls* according to their cuftoqi, at the prin-cipal tent that had belonged to the king of Hun-gary, which was very large, and richly adorned. Bajazet took pleafure in viewing it, and glorified himfclf internally for the viftory he had obtained over the Chriftians, and thanked his God for it, according to the manner of their religion. Whep he was difarmed to cool and refrefh himfel£ he fat on a filken carpet in the middle of the tent, and fent for his principal friends, to chat andjolçe with diem. He began the converfation, by faying he would now march a great force into Hungary, |o conquer that country and the reft of Chriftcndom, which 30Ë


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