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Fleshly lusts and feasts / And furs of diverse manner of beasts
‘Destroy the pryde of womens hornes’
Note: Cf. 3280.
Title(s): ‘Destroy the pryde of womens hornes’
Subjects: women, against
Versification: — eight-line, six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 123 (SC 1986), f. 6v
First Lines:
fflesly lustes & festes
And fururers of dyuerse bestes…
Last Lines:
…And women with thayre hye hedys
Haue almost lost thys londe
Note: First stanza only: six lines.
Attributed Author: Grygges (margin, f. 6v)
2.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 274, f. 155
First Lines:
Fleshly lustys and festys
And furres of divers manner of bestys…
Note: Eight lines.
Editions:
Coxe, Henry Octavius. Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque oxoniensibus…. Oxon: e Typographeo academico, 1852: 117.
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: 1.252.
3.Source: Armagh, Armagh Diocesan Registry Bishop John Swayne’s Register
Note: Two 6-line stanzas.
Editions:
Cotton, Henry. Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae. 5 vols. Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1848-60: 3.vi.
Seymour, St. John Delincourt. “Three Medieval Poems from Kilkenny.” Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 41(c) (1932-33): 205-9: 209.