Et Quia Dominus Deus Grauiter Est Super Hoc Offensus,
Monet Eos Vt A Talibus De Catero Caueant, Et De Commissis Poenitentiam
Super his etiam rogat, vt ei rescribant, quid facere velint de
catero, et qua sit eorum intentio.
[Sidenote: Corrensa.] Quibus auditis, et
intellectis, dixerunt Tartari, se velle equos nobis subductitios vsque ad
Corrensam et ducatum prabere. Statimque munera petierunt, et a nobis
acceperunt. Equis igitur acceptis, de quibus descenderunt ipsi, cum eorum
ducatu ad Corrensam arripuimus iter eundi. Ipsi tamen velociter equitantes,
nuncium vnum pramiserunt ad prafatum Ducem cum his verbis, qua dixeramus
eisdem. [Sidenote: Dux limitis occidentalis.] Est autem Dux iste Dominus
omnium, qui positi sunt in custodia contra omnes Occidentis populos, ne
forte subito et improuiso irruant aliqui super illos. Et iste dicitur
habere sexaginta millia hominum armatorum sub se.
The same in English.
How he and his company were at the first receiued of the Tartars. Chap. 20.
Wherefore, the first saturday next after Ashwednesday, hauing about the
Sunnes going downe, taken vp our place of rest, the armed Tartars came
rushing vpon vs in vnciuil and horrible maner, being very inquisitiue of vs
what maner of persons, or of what condition we were: and when we had
answered them that we were the Popes Legates, receiuing some victuals at
our handes, they immediately departed. Moreouer in the morning rising and
proceeding on our iourney, the chiefe of them which were in the guard met
with vs, demaunding why, or for what intent and purpose we came thither,
and what business we had with them:
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