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DIMEV 3690
Nevertheless I am sorry that Rygge
Expressions of regret regarding animal bites, written by John Paston II to John Paston III, 8 November 1472 — two couplets
Subjects: letters; animals, domestic; Paston, John, II; Paston, John, III
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 43491, f. 19v2
Transcription:
Nuerthelesse I am sorye þat Rygge
hathe bytyn hym soo by the bygge
& that lytell Qwayll
pynchyd hys pendaunt so nyghe hys tayle
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Davis, Norman, ed. The Paston Letters and Papers of the Fifteenth Century. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1971, 1976: 452.