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Jake grunted, and Thomas saw the men in green and red jackets emerging from the woods behind the enemy men- at-arms.

French from the crowd and Thomas could not see the speaker, who was evidently surrounded by men- at-arms, all wearing a green and white livery.

There were the same number of men- at-arms, all on foot, led by the Earl of Northampton, who had been given the job of leading the crossing.

There were six thousand crossbowmen and twice as many men- at-arms, who were being reinforced by infantry that was appearing on both French flanks.

That English line looked pitifully small, perhaps because its men- at-arms were on foot and so took up much less room than mounted knights, yet Sir Guillaume grudgingly acknowledged that the Eng- lish King had chosen his position well.

Earl of Northampton shouted and the English men- at-arms locked their shields together and raised their own lances to make a hedge of points.

The men- at-arms carried swords, axes, maces or war-hammers and, most important, the shields that could protect the pikemen whose weapons were tipped with a spike, a hook and an axehead.

They marched towards La Roche-Derrien, but the real aim of the campaign was not to capture the town, which was of negligible value, but rather to draw Sir Thomas Dagworth and his small army into a pitched battle in which the knights and men- at-arms, mounted on their big armoured horses, would be released to smash their way through the English ranks.

Through the terrible and deafening roar of those voices, amid the square masses of troops standing motionless as if turned to stone, hundreds of riders composing the suites moved carelessly but symmetrically and above all freely, and in front of them two men- the Emperors.

Through the smoke glimpses could be caught of something black- probably men- and at times the glint of bayonets.

That simple, modest, and therefore truly great, figure could not be cast in the false mold of a European hero- the supposed ruler of men- that history has invented.