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NIMEV 765.22
Farewell with glorious victory
John Capgrave’s translation of Latin verses distributed on ‘bills’ or scrolls scattered in public places as Sigismund, king of Hungary and emperor of the Romans, departed at the end of his visit to England, 1 May-24 August 1416 — one six-line stanza
Author(s): John Capgrave
Subjects: Sigismund, king of Hungary; translations
Versification: — six-line — aabbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, All Souls College 17
2.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 189
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.4.12, f. 104
Transcription:
Farewel with glorious victory
Blessid Inglond ful of melody
Thou may be cleped of angel nature
Tho servist God with so bysy cure
We leve with the this praising
Whech we schal evir say and sing
Editions:
Hingeston, Francis Charles, ed. The Chronicle of England by John Capgrave. Rolls Series 1 (1858; repr. Kraus, 1972): 314.
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 408