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DIMEV 1192
England is good land
Verses in praise of England, in Trevisa’s trans of Higden’s Polychronicon, Book I, ch. 41, translating Trevisa’s verses, ‘Anglia terra ferax et fertilis angulus orbis…’ — twenty couplets, partly prosified
Subjects: Trevisa, verses in Polychronicon; England; chronicles, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College H.1 (204), f. 64va-64vb
First Lines:
Engelond is good lond
fruytful of þe wolle but acorner…
Last Lines:
…Riches þat þere is an
ȝern wolde octauian
Note: Twenty couplets, including 13 couplets formerly listed as 5041.