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IMEV 1330.3
NIMEV 1330.3
I Leofric for the love of thee
Couplet commemorating ride of Lady Godiva
Note: Cf. 760, lines 3-4.
Subjects: Godiva, lady
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Coventry, Warwickshire, Trinity Church, stained glass window
Transcription:
I Luriche for the love of thee
Doe make Coventre tol free
Editions:
Dugdale, Sir William. The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated: from records, leiger books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes, and armes; beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures. London: Thomas Warren, 1656: 86.
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: 1515.