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Most reverend righteous regent of this regality
Address of Welcome to Henry VII at York (1486), presentation of the Keys of the City — four stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Henry VII; occasional verse; York; historical verse
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: York, City Archives, York House Book 6, ff. 16-16v
First Lines:
Most Reuerend rightwose regent of this Rigalitie
Whos primatiue patrone I peyre to your presence…
Last Lines:
…Gladdith and Inioith your high grace and commyng
With our concent knowing you þus sufferaine and king
Note: ‘Ebrauke’ at top of f. 16.
Editions:
Raine, James, ed. A Volume of English Miscellanies Illustrating the History and Language of the Northern Counties of England. Surtees Society 85 (1890): 54-5.
Raine, Angelo, ed. York Civic Records. Vol. 1. Yorkshire Archaelogical Society, Records Series. 98 (1939): 156-7.
Smith, A. H. “A York Pageant, 1486.” London Medieval Studies 1 (1937-39): 382-98: 1.388-90.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Julius B.XII, ff. 10v-11
First Lines:
O Reuerdende Rightwis Regent of this Regalitie
Whos primatyve patron I apper to your presence…
Last Lines:
…Gladdeth & enoyneth your highnesse and commyng
With hole consente knowing you ther souueraigne & king
Note: ‘Ebraucus’ written in the left margin (f. 10v). Folio number reflects the most recent foliation.
Editions:
Smith, A. H. “A York Pageant, 1486.” London Medieval Studies 1 (1937-39): 382-98: 1.388-90.