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DIMEV 247
Against miscreants the Emperor Sigismond
Verse accompanying a soteltie at the coronation of Henry VI (1432), in Fabyan’s Chronicle; Part VII, Septima Pars, Henrici Sexti — two 8-line stanza
Note: Formerly included under 3151; see also 2046.
Subjects: pageant verses; Henry VI, coronation; Henry V; Denis, saint; Virgin Mary, prayers to; chronicles, verse in
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, ff. 355-355v
First Lines:
Agayn miscreauntes the Emperour Sigismonde
Hath shewed his myght which is Imperiall…
Last Lines:
…Born by discent and by title of Right
Iustly to Reigne In Englond and in ffraunce



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533 , vol. II, f. 189
First Lines:
Agayne myscreauntes the emperour Sygysmunde
Hath shewyd his myght whiche is imperyall…
Last Lines:
…Borne by discent and by tytle of ryght
Iustly in reygne in Englande and in Fraunce
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 601.
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 623-4.
2.Source: STC 10662. Fabyan, Robert , The chronicle of Fabyan whiche he hym selfe nameth the concordaunce of historyes, nowe newely printed, [and] in many places corrected, as to the dylygent reader it may apere. 1542. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, [London]: Printed by Iohn Reynes, dwellynge at the sygne of saynte George in Pauls churcheyarde, [1542] , sig. Iii.4va
First Lines:
Again miscreauntes þe emperour Sigismund
Hath shewed his might whiche is imperiall…
Last Lines:
…Borne by discent and by title of right
Iustly to reigne in Englande and in Fraunce
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 601.
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 623-4.