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DIMEV 2434
IMEV 1442.5
NIMEV 1442.5
Ill might he speed where that he go
A book motto of ‘Will. Womyndham Canonicus de Kyrkeby’ — one long couplet
Author(s): William Wymondham
Subjects: bookplates
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.40 (1144), ff. 51v-52
Transcription:
Yll mowth he spede where þat he go
That lenyth this boke to frende or foo Amen
Note: Written in rubric across top margin as if a running title.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. 4 vols. Cambridge: at the UP, 1900-1904: 3.142.