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Kings state if thou will lead
Against young men’s counsel — four lines (aabb) in Fordun’s Scotichronicon (Bk XIV, Cap. iv)
Author(s): John de Fordun
Title(s): Scotichronicon
Subjects: counsel, against young men’s
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 712
2.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library 186, f. 266vb
Transcription:
Kyngis state gif þow will lede
Till old menis consall tak gude hede
Roboam his kyngdam lesit
ȝoung mennis consall for he chesit
Editions:
Hearne, Thomas, ed. Johannis de Fordun, Scotichronicon. 2 vols. Oxford: Sheldonian, 1722; Edinburgh, 1759: 2.344.