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Dan John London monk of Croyland
Dan John and his fish dinner — one eight-rhyme stanza
Subjects: monks; Church, criticism/satire of; feasts
Versification: — eight-line — aabbcddc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College 5 (F.4.5), f. 65v
Transcription:
Daen Ihoen london
moken of croylande
In hes cloyster
mahet a noester
In e dees of goulde
wen he haes stvun ys feys
he ma set a ways
deys as a chourll should
Note: End flyleaf; added by later hand.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the College Library of Magdalene College Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1909: 5.