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Our ship is launched from the ground
De Navi vel Puppe. A.D. 1458’, political verses on the State by a Lancastrian — two 4-line stanzas (aaab) plus burden (b): ‘Stere well the good shype God be our gyde’
Title(s): De Navi vel Puppe. A.D. 1458’
Subjects: political poems; carols, political
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 516, ff. 32-33
First Lines:
Ouer shyp is launched from the grounde
Blessed be god both sane and sownde…
Last Lines:
…Whoo loue it not god make hym blynde
In peynes to abyde
Editions:
Madden, Frederick. “Political Poems of the Reigns of Henry VI and Edwrd IV.” Archaeologia 29 (1842): 318-47: 326-30.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 191-3.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 262-3.