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DIMEV 2526
IMEV 1498.5
NIMEV 1498.5
In Kent all care began
A macaronic couplet presumably on the Great Rebellion of 1381
Subjects: Peasants’ Revolt (1381
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 214, f. 1
Transcription:
In kent alle care by gan ibi pauci sunt sapientes
In a Route þise Rebaudis ran sa sua trepida arma gerentes
Note: Added to fragment of flyleaf at the beginning of the volume; followed by 1974 in a different hand.
Editions:
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: 1511.