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Masters that war of crafts seres
A poem on Lucky and Unlucky Days — 90 lines in couplets
Note: See 1908.
Subjects: utilitarian instructions; lucky and unlucky days
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Addit. A.106 (SC 29003), ff. 192v-194
First Lines:
Maysters þat war of craftes sers
Numbers dayes monethes & ȝers
þat is to wete in a twylmouth
Twa & twynty dayes er selcouth…
Last Lines:
…To born so says þe prophecy
Thurght euyle ded þai sall dy
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 69-70.