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Masters Gower Chaucer and Lydgate
Active Policy of a Prince, by George Ashby — 131 stanzas rhyme royal.
Author(s): George Ashby
Title(s): Active Policy of a Prince
Subjects: political poems; advice, to princes
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Mm.4.42, ff. 2v-19
First Lines:
Maisters Gower Chaucer & Lydgate
Primier poetes of this nacion…
Last Lines:
…Avoidyng from þou al Impediment
Showing ayenst al vertuous entente
Note: Latin verse between stanzas.
Editions:
Bateson, Mary, ed. George Ashby’s Poems. EETS e.s. 76 (1899), repr. 1965: 13-41.