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Philosophers and clerks of planets all
On the position and courses of the planets; an extract from the Pricke of Conscience — forty-seven lines in couplets
Note: Cf. 1907.5 and 4438.
Subjects: astrology/astronomy



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.40 (1144), ff. 117-117v
First Lines:
Phylysores & clarkes of planetis all
By certyn skylle hevens they call
The fyrst þe mone & marcury & then venus
& þen þe son & mars & than Iupiter…
Last Lines:
…But þe planettes be not lade so
for in here circul abowte thay go
Editions:
Mooney, Linne R. “Practical Didactic Works in Middle English.” Diss. Toronto, 1981: 215-18.