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Most noble prince of Christian princes all
A Mumming at Windsor, by Lydgate — fourteen stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): A Mumming at Windsor
Subjects: pageant verses; occasional verse; Windsor
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.20 (600), pp. 71-74
First Lines:
Moost noble prynce of Cristen prynces alle
To youre hyeghnesse lat his bee plesaunce
In youre presence men may to mynde calle
How þat whylom ȝoure worthy Reavme of ffraunce…
Last Lines:
…Lyst to supporte here sitting in þy see
Right as it fell þis myracle to see
Attributed Title: Nowe foloweþe nexst þe devyse of a momyng to fore þe Kyng Henry þe sixte being in his Castell of Wyndesore þe fest of his crystmasse holding þer made by lidegate daun Johan þe munk of Bury howe þampull and þe floure delys came first to þe Kynges of ffraunce by myrakle at Reynes (p. 71); Of þe Ampoull And þe floure delyce (RT)
Editions:
Brotanek, Rudolph. Die Englischen Maskenspiele. Vienna, Leipzig: W. Braumüller, 1902: 317-19.
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 691-4.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 29729, f. 144-145v
First Lines:
mooste noble prynce of cristen prynces all
to your highnes let it be plesaunt…
Last Lines:
…lyst to support here syttinge in thy see
ryght as it fell this myracle to see
Note: Ends ‘explicit’.
Attributed Author: lidgate dane Iohn the munke of bury (f. 144)
Attributed Title: Now foloweth next the deuyse of a momynge to for the kynge henry the sixte beinge in his castell of wyndsore the fest of hys crystmasse holdinge ther made by lidgate dane Iohn the munke of bury how pampull and the floure delys came first to the kynges of fraunce by myracles at reynes (f. 144)