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IMEV 709
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Edward our comely king
Laurence Minot, First Invasion of France — sixteen 6-line stanzas
Author(s): Laurence Minot
Subjects: France, invasion of; political poems



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Galba E.IX, ff. 53rb-53vb
First Lines:
Edward oure cumly king
in braband has his woning…
Last Lines:
…When þat he trowed no harm him till
and keped him in þe berde
Note: No heading, follows on from 1615 with only a rubric flourished initial to mark new text, but different rhyme scheme marks it as separate.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III. 2 vols. Rolls Series 14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 1.66-9.
Scholle, Wilhelm. Laurence Minots Lieder. Quellen und Forschungen 52. Strassburg: Trübner, 1884: 12-15.
Hall, Joseph. The Poems of Laurence Minot. Oxford: Clarendon, 1887; rev. ed., 1914: 10-14.
Cook, Albert Stanburrough. A Literary Middle English Reader. Boston and New York: Ginn, 1915: 422-5.
Stedman, Douglas C., ed. The War Ballads of Laurence Minot. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis; London: Simpkin, etc., 1917: 12-15.
Warton, Thomas. The History of English Poetry. London, 1824; rev. ed., William Carew Hazlitt London, 1871: 3.10-12.
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Poems, written anno-MCCLII (Minot). London: Burn, 1825: 13.
Mätzner, Edouard Adolf Ferdinand. Altenglische Sprachproben, I: Poesie. Berlin: Wiedmann, 1867: 1.326.
Bad Key: Morris1967: 2.131.
Fitzgibbon, Henry Macaulay. Early English and Scottish Poetry. London, New York, and Melbourne: White, 1888: 9-12.
Sampson, George. The Cambridge Book of Prose and Verse. Cambridge: at the UP, 1924: 363.
Mossé, Fernand. A Handbook of Middle English. Tr. James A. Walker. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1952: 234-7.