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IMEV 1824
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Kinrick well I-dight
Irregular rhyming lines on the things which make a well-ordered kingdom
Subjects: political poems; kingdoms, well-ordered, characteristics of
Versification: — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 221/236, f. 47v
First Lines:
Kyneriche wel i-dist
nudliche habbe mot…
Last Lines:
…wisdam of ricte
plente of heite
Note: Ten irregularly rhyming lines, abaaaacaaa.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.205.
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. 2 vols. Cambridge: at the UP, 1907: 259.
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Poems Dealing with Contemporary Conditions.” A Manual of the Writings in Middle English. Albert E. Hartung, ed. Vol. 5, fascicle 13. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1975: 1385-1536, 1631-1725: 1391.