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The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, vol 5

Central and Southern Europe

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Author: Richard Hakluyt
Published: 1473
Language: English
Wordcount: 132,340 / 389 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 729
mnybks.net#: 3149
Genres: Nautical, History, Travel
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toode him in the face, howbeit himselfe was slaine for his labour, the flight of his people proued greater and more dishonourable, neither did the Dutch cease to flee, so long as the Polonian continued the chase. There fell on the Knights partie manie thousands of men, and the Polonians gotte not the victorie without great spoile and damage. This battell was foughten in regard of the bounds of regions in the yeere 1410. All Prussia following the happie successe of the Polonian king (except Marieburg onely) yeelded themselues vnto him being Conquerour. Howbeit the Emperour Sigismund taking vp the quarell, peace was ordained between the knights and Polonia, and a league concluded, certaine summes of money also were paide vnto the Polonian, Prussia was restored vnto the knights, neither was the saide order disturbed in the possession of their lands vntill the time of Friderick. The 24. Master was Henrie Earle of Plaen. This man being deposed by the Chapter, was 7. yeres holden prisoner at Dantzik. The 25. Master

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