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DIMEV 3658
My triumphs also written with letters of gold
Continuation of Hardyng’s chronicle, in which Kings speak of their reigns — rhyme royal stanzas
Note: Formerly referred to only in headnote to 1174
Subjects: chronicles; England, kings of; Stephen, King of England; kings of England
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 341 (SC 21916), ff. 10-20v
First Lines:
…My triumphes also written with lettres of golde
abowte my towre standyng at belyngsgate
To thentent my Enemyes shulen Beholde
My marciall artes and prowes fortunate…
Last Lines:
…With Mawde themperesse to clayme her right
Whom Clare Erle of glocetour with his myght…
Note: Fragment, 20 folios = 1 quire, with original pagination 485-522; beginning with last stanza on ‘Belyaus’, then ‘Gurguyn’; ending with fourth stanza on King Stephen; written by hand of the sixteenth century; RR stanzas.