The War of Saint-Sardos (1323-1325): Gascon Correspondence, and Diplomatic Documents

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THE WAR OF SAINT-SARDOS (1323-1325)

1. Amaury de Craon1 to Edward II. Sablé, 4 November 1323.

Mon trescher et tresredote seignur. La tresgrant mesaise de cuer qe je averois en la discencioun dentre vous et vostre frere le roi de France, nostre sire, et laffeccion de trover les voies de mon petit entendement a la eschuer me donnent hardement vous escrivre les choses dessouz escrites. Trescher seignur, si est ainssint qe a ceste feste de Touz Seintz estaunt le roi a Angers vindrent a lui novelles qe de nuyt' aucuns de voz officials de vostre duchee vindrent en la bastide de Seint Sacerdos et cele ardirent et destruyrent. Et son procurour qi illoeqes estoit prindrent et hastivement pendirent et, ja soit ce qil en feist poy de semblaunt, presentement sui je certeins qil le porteit grief' en cuer. Totevoys a plus tost qe a ma conoissaunce feust venu, je en parlai a mons' AuffonaDespaigne, vostre cosin, et a mons' Maheu de Trye le mareschal qe je pense veroiement qils voudroient vostre bien et vostre honur, qi me respounderent qe molt lour en pesoit, dotauntz, si brief' remede ny estoit mis, qe grant mal en venist. Et pur ce, trescher seignur, qe je doute qe, si celes choses se portent guerres ainsement saunz reparacion depuys qil quidroit qe a vostre conissaunce feust venu et qe devers vous ne apparust qil vous desplust, qe le cuer lui enducirst. Je vous escris a ce qe pur Dieu vous y purveiez du bon conseil et remede qi y sount necessairs a la fin deschuyre le contenz pereillous dentre vous et pur nurrir lamur et la pees de vous deux ensemble qil voudroit garder, sicome je lay peu sentir avaunt cestes choses avenues, si en vous ne defaut, en la separacion de la quele poet gesir la tresgrant doute pereillouse de la plus grant partie de tote crestienete.

[Cotton. MS., Caligula D III, no. 7/1. Parchment, contemporary copy. Cotton. Charter xvi, 59, contains another copy of the same.]


2. Amaury de Craon to Hugh le Despenser. Sablé, 4 November 1323.

Cher sire et tres grantz amis. Vous savez qe tres grant affeccion de cuer ne se puet tenir de ruser et esloigner de tout son poair le mal et le peril de ce qil aime. Et, sire, ce me fait enhardir de escrire a mon seignur le roi Dengleterre en la manere

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Amaury III, lord of Craon and Sablé and last hereditary seneschal of Anjou, Maine and Touraine, twice held the office of seneschal of Guyenne for Edward II, from 1313 to 1316 and from 1320 to 1322; see Joseph Petit, Charles de Valois ( Paris, 1900), pp. 275-6; T. F. Tout, The Place of Edward II in English History ( Manchester, 1914), p. 395; B. de Broussillon, La maison de Craon ( Paris, 1893), i. 246-67.
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MS. Auffoir.

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