The Boy's Froissart: Being Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of Adventure, Battle, and Custom in England, France, Spain, Etc

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C. Scribner's sons, 1879 - 422 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 154 - You would then have seen the above-mentioned men-at-arms lay about them, killing all they could of these runaways. The English continued shooting as vigorously and quickly as before; some of their arrows fell among the horsemen, who were sumptuously equipped, and, killing and wounding many, made them caper and fall among the Genoese so that they were in such confusion they could never rally again. In the English army there were some Cornish and...
Σελίδα 244 - It fortunately happened for this knight that he was at the time near to the king of France when he was so much pulled about. He by dint of force, for he was very strong and robust, pushed through the crowd, and said to the king in very good French, "Sire, sire, surrender yourself.
Σελίδα 273 - For what reason do they thus hold us in bondage? Are we not all descended from the same parents, Adam and Eve?
Σελίδα 155 - ... the enemy. The Lord Charles of Bohemia, who already signed his name as king of Germany, and bore the arms, had come in good order to the engagement ; but when he perceived that it was likely to turn out against the French, he departed, and I do not well know what road he took. The king, his father, had rode in among the enemy, and made good use of his sword ; for he and his companions had fought most gallantly. They had advanced so far that they were all slain; and on the morrow they were found...
Σελίδα 161 - ... styll the englysshmen shot where as they sawe thyckest preace, the sharpe arowes ranne into the men of armes and into their horses, and many fell horse and men amonge the...
Σελίδα 244 - he is not here; but surrender yourself to me, and I will lead you to him." "Who are you?" said the King. "Sire, I am Denys de Morbeque, a knight from Artois; but I serve the King of England, because I cannot belong to France, having forfeited all I possessed there." The King then gave him his righthand glove, and said:
Σελίδα 43 - You will not be sparing of expense — and provide yourself with such company, and such things, as may be suitable to your rank — and wherever you pass, you will let it be known, that you bear the heart of king Robert of Scotland, which you are carrying beyond seas, by his command, since his body cannot go thither!
Σελίδα 181 - What art thou better then I, Sir King ? Tell me if that thou can ! What art thou better then I, Sir King, Now we be but man to man...
Σελίδα 149 - ... that the army should be divided into three battalions. In the first, he placed the young Prince of Wales, and with him the Earls of Warwick and Oxford, Sir Godfrey de Harcourt, the Lord Reginald Cobham, Lord Thomas Holland, Lord Stafford, Lord Mauley, the Lord Delaware, Sir John Chandos, Lord Bartholomew Burgherst, Lord Robert Neville, Lord Thomas Clifford, the Lord Bourchier, the Lord Latimer, and many other knights and .squires whom I cannot name.
Σελίδα 154 - Having heard the order of the battle, he inquired where his son the Lord Charles was : his attendants answered that they did not know, but believed he was fighting. The king said to them, " Gentlemen, you are all my people, my friends and brethren at arms this day : therefore, as I am blind, I request of you to lead me so far into the engagement that I may strike one stroke with my sword.

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