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Miles Rogerus by ten mile wones he too near us
A macaronic satire in Latin and English on Sir Roger Belers, murdered 1326 — five couplets
Subjects: satire; Belers, Roger, sir; historical verse
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 12 C.XIV, f. 1*va-1*vb
First Lines:
Miles Roger by ten mile wons he to neer vs
Omnibus austerus fuerat quod scit bene clerus…
Last Lines:
…Tum cum vi regis tum cum velamine legis
Pauperis ipse gregis in il tyme flith he hys segis
Attributed Author: Versus compositi de Roger Belers (f. 1*vb)
Editions:
Bowers, Robert Hood. “Versus Compositi de Roger Belers.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 56 (1957): 440-2: 441-2.