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and drave them back. And the captives* cried with a loud voice, and hearkened not unto the voice of the oppressor ;t and they went ashore and fled, and the galleys of war were left to their destruction. And also the great ships which were at Porto Pin, were given to be spoiled at that time.

697. And when the Doge Antonio and the inhabitants of the city saw that evil was determined against them, they sent to Lautrec, saying, “ Make with us a covenant, and we will serve thee;" and he thought to do according to all that they asked, but Savona he would not restore to them. And the men returned, and would no more deliver unto him the city.

698. And Cesare Fragoso went to Genoa, and three hundred men with him, and demanded the city in the name of the king, and they returned him no answer. And Cesare approached and stationed himself in Santo Pietro di Arena, and they sought with subtlety to take him captive at that time. And Augustino Spinola and Martinengo; went out to him in the darkness of the night; and they took one of his men and he told them all they asked him, because he was afraid for his life. And they went and sought Borasinog, the captain of the host, and his men. When the morning dawned, they went i. e. The galley slaves.

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down to the foot of the hill, and they divided the people into two companies. And half of them went on the king's road, and the other half descended to the sea-shore. And they said, “ Not one shall escape from our hands, and like hell we will swallow them alive.” And Cesare strengthened himself in the large ship which was on shore, and fell upon them, and they were smitten before him and fled ; and Augustino Spinola and Martinengo were taken alive; and Cesare Fragoso drew nigh, and the Spaniards went out against him, and they also were smitten, and fled. And they shut the gates of the city; and the heart of Adorno melted and became like water.

And they said that they should surrender the city in the name of the king, and they sent him Count Philippino the prisoner; and he brought them into the city.

699. And the Doge Antonio rode into the fortress, and Count Philippino went with him to accompany him.

And he sent Count Philippino into the city. And he took not any thing of any man at that time; the palace only was pillaged.

700. And it came to pass, after another six days, that Teodoro Trivulci came in the name of the king, and he became to them a shepherd*. And Genoa belonged to the king for a whole year; and

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PAVIA TAKEN BY THE FRENCH.

down to the foot of the hill, and they divided the people into two companies. And half of them went on the king's road, and the other half descended to the sea-shore. And they said, Not one shall escape from our hands, and like hell we will swallow them alive.” And Cesare strengthened himself in the large ship which was on shore, and fell upon them, and they were smitten before him and fled; and Augustino Spinola and Martinengo were taken alive; and Cesare Fragoso drew nigh, and the Spaniards went out against him, and they also were smitten, and fled. And they shut the gates of the city; and the heart of Adorno melted and became like water. And they said that they should surrender the city in the name of the king, and they sent him Count Philippino the prisoner; and he brought them into the city.

699. And the Doge Antonio rode into the forress, and Count Philippino went with him to accompany him. And he sent Count Philippino nto the city. And he took not any thing of any nan at that time; the palace only was pillaged.

700. And it came to pass, after another six ays, that Teodoro Trivulci came in the name of he king, and he became to them a shepherd*. And

when the year came round they revolted, for they were sons of whoredom. And to Cesare Fragoso the inhabitants of the city gave presents and the hire of the men which followed him; and he went his

way. 701. And the king sent in the month of August to Andrea Doria a golden chain, and he accepted of it, and made a banquet for all his friends.

702. And Rienzo of Ziri* went in French ships to the island of Sardinia, which belongs to the emperor, and they took Sassarit. And the soldiers ate of the good of that fat country unto the swelling of their bellies; and the plague broke out amongst them, and much people died. And Lautrec, the chief of the king's host went to Biagrassaf, and turned round and passed over to Pavia and encamped round about it; and Ludovico Biloversoß was in the midst thereof in the name of the emperor at that time, and Lautrec asked of the nobles of Venice soldiers and battering rams. And they did even as he requested; and they cast down the walls round about, and the earth shook at their voice. And they cast them down to the ground, and set the battle in array against them; and they came into the city with a strong hand, and many fell to the ground. And they gave it to be plun.

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dered, and the women were lain with, and they went captive before the oppressor, and all the splendor of Pavia departed at that time. And they set many houses on fire, and destroyed its goodliest part. Then Odet de Foix*, that is Lautrec, inflicted the king's vengeance on Pavia, which fell there into the hand of the enemy. And it became also a spoil, neither was there any to save, and their cry went up toward heaven, and they gave it into the hand of the Duke Francesco Sforza, for so they had agreed between themselves. Milan alone remained in the hand of the emperor; and Antonio di Leyva was at that time as a shepherdt in the midst thereof.

703. And Lautrec lifted up his feet/ in the month of February in the year one thousand five hundred and twenty-eight, and marched into the kingdom of Naples, and he passed over the river Trontog. And Aquileja and its villages revolted against the emperor at that time. And the nobles of the emperor drew back with the Germans, the remnant that had escaped from Rome. And they went to Luzirall, and their number was fourteen thousand. And Lautrec and the armies of the allies reached Trojas, and fought there.

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And the army of the emperor removed from Troja* in the darkness of the night. And they came to Naples, and fortified themselves there. And Lautrec went out and marched against Milfit; and they warred against it and took it, and slew her inhabitants with the edge of the sword at that time. And the prince Aled into the fortress ; and it came to pass after some days, that he went out to the French, and they made a covenant with him, and he served the king until his death.

704. And Lautrec and all his men marched against Naples, and their number was sixty thousand; and they besieged it many days. And the troops of the emperor fortified Naples day and night; and the prince of Orange was at their head at that time. And the war was very strong against them, and many gathered themselves into the citadels, for the fear of the French fell upon them. And the soldiers ate the fat of the country, and bathed the legs of the horses in wine in those days. And the fruitfulness of that land was not known afterwards, because of the famine, for it was very sore.

And the wine ceased in the houses of the Germans; but the rest of the army had wine in their dwellingst. And

Troja, a city of the kingdom of Naples. + opp, Amalfi (?)

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