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Enok first with a benign cheer
Pageant verses by Enok and Eli at the return of Henry VI to London, A.D. 1432, in Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VII, Septima Pars, Henrici Sexti — two stanzas rhyme royal
Note: Adapted from 6060.
Subjects: pageant verses; occasional verse; chronicles, verse in; Henry VI, return to London, 1432
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, ff. 359v-360
First Lines:
Ennok first with a benygne chere
Prayed God to vphold his prosperitie
And that noon Enymyes haue of the powere
Nor that noo Child of false Inyquytie…
Last Lines:
…And specially among kynges alle
In Enymyes handes that thou neuer fall



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533 , vol. II, f. 192
First Lines:
Ennok firste with a benygne chere
Prayed God to vpholde his prosperytie…
Last Lines:
…And specyall amonge kynges all
In enemyes handes that thou neuer fall
Note: In Septima Pars, Henrici Sexti.
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 605-6.
Gattinger, E. Die lyrik Lydgates. Wiener Beiträge zur englischen Philologie 4. Wien: Braumüller, 1896: 28.