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In manner which enlumineth every estate
Stans puer ad mensam — nineteen stanzas rhyme royal
Note: For Lydgate’s version see 3588.
Title(s): Stans puer ad mensam
Subjects: children, instructions for behavior of; manners, treatises on; courtesy books; translations
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1236, ff. 110v-114v
First Lines:
In maner whyche enlumynyth euery astate
to discerne the doctrine chylde geue attendaunce…
Last Lines:
…among them þat ben of þe contre of fame
he taught me this Grostede was is name
Attributed Title: Stans puer ad mensam dm’ bona dogmata discas
Dum loqueris digiti que manus in pace pedes sint (first heading, f. 110v)
Editions:
Nicholls, Jonathan. “An Unpublished Courtesy Poem from Magdalene College Pepys 1236.” Notes and Queries n.s. 29 [227] (1982): 3-10: 5-10.