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DIMEV 1586
God speed the plow
Prayer for a good harvest — three couplets
Note: First couplet same as 1585.
Subjects: agriculture; prayers, domestic
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Cawston, Norfolk, Church of St. Agnes gallery at north end, in tower
Transcription:
God spede the plow
and send vs alle corn anow
our purpose for to make
at [crow of cok of] þe plolete of Sygate
Be mery and glade
Wat Goodale þis work mad
Note: Part of fourth line worn where bellropes rub against.
Editions:
Pevsner, Nicholaus. The Buildings of England: North-east Norfolk and Norwich. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962: 112.