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Light into the world now doth spring and shine
On the resignation of Pope Felix in favour of Pope Nicholas V, translating a Latin line which precedes it, in Part VII of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Septima Pars, Henrici Sexti — one couplet
Note: Formerly included under 6322.
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; Schism, papal; popes
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, f. 376
Transcription:
Light into the world now doth spryng & shyne
ffor ffelix vnto Nichas alle frely doth resyne



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533 , vol. II, f. 200
Transcription:
Light into the worlde now doth sprynge and shyne
For Felix vnto Nicholas all frely doth resyne
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 620.
2.Source: STC 10662. Fabyan, Robert , The chronicle of Fabyan whiche he hym selfe nameth the concordaunce of historyes, nowe newely printed, [and] in many places corrected, as to the dylygent reader it may apere. 1542. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, [London]: Printed by Iohn Reynes, dwellynge at the sygne of saynte George in Pauls churcheyarde, [1542] , sig. Lll.3rb
Transcription:
Lyght into the worlde nowe doeth sprynge and shyne
For Felyx vnto Nycholas all frely doth resygne
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 620.