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Of Englishmen the scourge of Welsh the protector
Epitaph for Llewellen, giving him a positive character, translating four lines of Latin verse which precedes it, in Part VII of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Septima Pars, Edwardi Primi — one stanza rhyme royal, translating 4 lines of Latin verse which precede
Note: Formerly included under 3955.5; for an epitaph giving negative character, which follows this, see 1996.
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; epitaphs; Llewellen
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, f. 111v
Transcription:
Off Inglishmen the Scourge of Walsh the protectour
Lewelyn the prynce Rule of all vertue
Geme of all lyvers And of all other the fflour
Which vn to deth hath paid his dett due
Of kyngis a mirrour that aftir hym shall Sue
Duke & prayse & of the lawe the Ryght
Her In This Grave of peple heth the light



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
First Lines:
Of Englysshmen the scourge of Walshe the protectoure
Lewelyn the prynce rule of all vertue…
Last Lines:
…Duke and prayse and of the lawe the ryght
Here in this graue of people lyeth the lyght
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: 388.
2.Source: STC 10662. Fabyan, Robert , The chronicle of Fabyan whiche he hym selfe nameth the concordaunce of historyes, nowe newely printed, [and] in many places corrected, as to the dylygent reader it may apere. 1542. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, [London]: Printed by Iohn Reynes, dwellynge at the sygne of saynte George in Pauls churcheyarde, [1542] , sig. kk.5vb
First Lines:
Of Englysshmen the scourge of Walshe the protectoure
Lewelyn the prynce rule of all vertue…
Last Lines:
…Duke and prayse and of the lawe the ryght
Here in thys graue of people lyeth the lyght
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: 388.