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DIMEV 1632
Gods ordinance as in scripture doth lead
Reminder to obey king and remain at peace with neighbors — four lines
Subjects: merchants; kings of England; Norwich
Versification: — four-line — aacd



Inscriptions:
1.Source: olim Norwich, Norfolk, London Street, private house painted glass
Transcription:
Goddes ordynance ws yn scripture doth lede
To obaye wr kynge as supreme hede
Wyth feare love honour and subieccyone
And to thy neybor be in charite
Editions:
Woodforde, Christopher. The Norwich School of Glass-Painting in the Fifteenth Century. London: Oxford University Press, 1950: 199.
Ewing, William C. “Notices of the Norwich Merchant Marks.” Norfolk Archaeology 3 (1852): 177-228 plus 11 plates: 195-6.