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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 314



CÏÎAP. XIJEIÏ», THE FRENCH AND OTHERS WHO HAD SEEK IK TURKEY SUFFER GREAT HARDSHIPS ON THEIR BETURN HOME, AFTER HAVING ESCAPED FROM THE BATTLE OF NICOPOLI. SIR JAMES fe* HELLV BRINGS CERTAIN INTELLIGENCE OF THIS DEFEAT TO THE KING. OF FRANCE. Jk FTËR this memorable vi&ory which tht Turks and their allies gained over the Chrif-dans, as hop Jeen ' related in this hiftory, fuch knights as could efcapc faved themfelves. On the Monday meriting, the day of the batde, more than three hundred knights and fquires, being out foraging, were not prefent at it. When they heard from the runaways that a defeat was inevitable, they gave over all thoughts of returning to their camp, but took different roads to make their ef-capc from Turkey as fpeedily as they could. Frepch, Germans, and others, made for a coun-try adjoining to Hungary, called Wallachia, which is well inhabited, and had been conquered from the Turks, and turned by force to the Chriftian faith. * The guards of the paffes and caftles in Wal-lachia, allowed the Chriftians who came from Turkey free entrance, and gave them lodging ; but, on the morrow, when they were about to depart, they took from the knights their armour and all they had, and gave, them in return. a mi-' " ' ' ' ferable


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