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Chroniclers the truth can record
A poem on the Templars in the ‘Book of Howth’ — sixteen stanzas rhyme royal
Title(s): ‘Book of Howth’
Subjects: Templars
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library Carew 623 [Book of Howth], ff. 159-160
First Lines:
Chroniclers the truth can record
Calling to mynde þe first foundation
And olde autours ther with all accorde
of thees to please þe religioun…
Last Lines:
…For to be dead by rightful judgment
This was his end to ashes he was brent
Editions:
Brewer, J. S., and William Bullen, eds. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts Preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth. 6 vols. Public Record Office Texts and Calendars. London: 1867-73: 5.234-7.