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In name of him which that is monarch
Rhymed Charters of English Kings presented to the Abbey of Bury, probably by Lydgate — ninety-eight rhyme royal stanzas
Author(s): John Lydgate (?)
Subjects: charters; Bury St Edmund’s, Benedictine abbey of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 14848, ff. 244-246
First Lines:
In name of hym whiche that is monarke
of heuene & erthe mankyndes savyour…
Last Lines:
…And for tavoyde al ambyguyte
Here set in ordre ther namys ye may se
Note: MS refoliated, formerly listed in Brown and Robbins (1943) as f. 243; followed by list of names in Latin, beginning “Ego vulstanus Archiepiscope consensi” (ff. 246-246v).
Attributed Title: Carta Regis Canuti (f. 244)
Editions:
Arnold, Thomas, ed. Memorials of St. Edmund’s Abbey. 3 vols. Rolls Series 96 (1890-96); repr. Kraus, 1965): 3.215-37.