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DIMEV 143
IMEV 86.5
NIMEV 86.5
A pope in his solemnity
Technical terms for rulers’ titles — four lines
Subjects: didactic verse



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2259, f. 144v
Transcription:
A pope in hys solempnyte
An emporor in hys mayeste
A kyng in hys royaltie
A duc in hys estat
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Poems Dealing with Contemporary Conditions.” A Manual of the Writings in Middle English. Albert E. Hartung, ed. Vol. 5, fascicle 13. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1975: 1385-1536, 1631-1725: 1499.