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DIMEV 2781
Jack Shep Trench Sovereign Tom Miller Tyler Jack Straw
A satirical rhyme from the Peasants’ Revolt — one long couplet among similar rhyming lines in Latin
Subjects: Peasants’ Revolt (1381); satire
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 59, f. 233v
Transcription:
Jak schep trench souwrain thommellere tyler Jalke straw
Erl of þe ple rakte deer & hob cartere rakestaw