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God be our guide
On the Kentish Insurrection of Robert of Redesdale (1450) — one 6-line stanza
Title(s): On the Kentish Insurrection of Robert of Redesdale (1450)
Subjects: historical poems; Redesdale, Robert of; Kent
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Charter misc. 306, f. 3
First Lines:
God be oure gyde
and then schull we spede…
Last Lines:
…God seend vs a ffayre day
a wey traytours a wey
Note: Item 14; in couplets in this MS.
Editions:
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Eighth Report. 3 vols. in 5 (1907-9); vol. 1 corrected and re-issued in 3 pts: 1.267.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 204.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 63.
Scattergood, V. John. Politics and Poetry in the Fifteenth Century. London: Blandford Press, 1971: 369.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 545, ff. 136v-138v
Editions:
Madden, Frederick. “Political Poems of the Reigns of Henry VI and Edwrd IV.” Archaeologia 29 (1842): 318-47: 138.
Gairdner, James, ed. Three Fifteenth-Century Chronicles. Camden Society n.s. 28 (1880): 94.
3.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 306, f. 45
Note: Not found at this location in this MS.