To facilitate control over the troops, the King assigned to each company a large city, which, together with the district, provided the captain and his people with a salary. From this duty, clerics and nobles were freed; the letters of August 3, 1445 indicate that the people of the church are not compelled to contribute to the maintenance of the troops. The ordinance of December 4 confirmed that "all kinds of people participate in these expenses, excluding the clergy, noblemen, leading a noble life and others whom we have exempted from this by our latest decrees".
Subdivisions of the company were quartered in neighboring towns, usually in groups of 20 a maximum of 50 lances. The city authorities provided them with premises - each lance needed a room with a fireplace, three beds, linens, kitchen utensils and stables. According to the Ordinance of 1459 for Barrois, “a servant must have one room and two beds, a stable for four horses and another room for food storage; two archers, one room and two beds, and a stable for four horses and another storage room for provisions. " The city provided them with beds "and every week - linen (blans draps), and twice a week - a white tablecloth"
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