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All tho that been enemies to the king
Pageant verses for the return of Henry VI to London, A.D. 1432 — one stanza rhyme royal
Note: Adapted from 6060; cf. also 6042; 6168.
Subjects: Henry VI; pageant verses; chronicles, verse in
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, ff. 357v-358v
Transcription:
Alle thoo that been Enymyes to the kyng
I shall them clothe with Confucioun
Make hym myghty by vertuous living
his Mortall foon to oppresse and bere hym downe
And hym to encreace As Cristes Champyoun
Alle Mischevis ffrom hym to Abridge
With grace of God At the Entry of this Bridge



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533 , vol. II, f. 190
First Lines:
All tho that been enemyes to the kynge
I shall theym clothe with confucion…
Last Lines:
…All myscheuys from hym to abridge
With grace of God at the entry of this bridge
Note: In Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VII, Septima Pars, Henrici Sexti.
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 603.
Gattinger, E. Die lyrik Lydgates. Wiener Beiträge zur englischen Philologie 4. Wien: Braumüller, 1896: 24-5.