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DIMEV 2956
IMEV 1790.8
NIMEV 1790.8
John Ball greeteth you well all
Letter of John Ball to the rebels — one quatrain
Note: Cf. 2957.
Author(s): John Ball
Subjects: abuses, of the age; Peasants’ Revolt (1381); historical poems



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Missing, lost, or destroyed, (?) No known MS survives or MS not identified
Editions:
Stow, John. The annales, or, Generall chronicle of England. Londini: Impensis Thomae Adams, 1615: 294.
Lumby, Joseph Rawson, ed. Chronicon Henrici Knighton, vel Cnitthon, Monachi Leycestrensis. 2 vols. Rolls Series 92 (1889-95); repr. Kraus, 1965: 2.139.
Hilton, Rodney Howard, and Hyman Fagan. The English Rising of 1381. London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1950: 100.
Dobson, R. Barry. The Peasant’s Revolt of 1381. London: Macmillan, 1970: 381.
Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Chaucer’s England. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992: 195.
Pettitt, Thomas. ‘Divers toyes mengled’: essays on medieval and Renaissance culture = Etudes sur la culture européenne au Moyen Age et à la Renaissance: en hommage à André Lascombes. Michel Bitot, Roberta Mullini, and Peter Happé, eds. Tours: Publication de l’Université François Rabelais, 1996: 55-68: 56.
Pearsall, Derek, ed. Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375-1575. Oxford and Malden, MA: Blackwell, 1999: 228.