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DIMEV 44
IMEV 5.5
NIMEV TP 414.5
A for Gods will / What mean ye sirs to stand so still
Henry Medwall, Fulgens & Lucrece (c. A.D. 1497) — in mixed stanzas of five-, six- and eight-line stanzas
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988) TP 414.5
Author(s): Henry Medwall
Title(s): Fulgens et Lucrece
Subjects: legends
Versification: — five-line, six-line, eight-line — aabab, aabccb, aaabcccb



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17778. Medwall, Henry, A godely Interlude of Fulgens Cenatoure of Rome, Rastell, [1512-16] , sigs. a.ii-g.iiiv
First Lines:
A for goddis will
what meane ye syrs to stond so still
Haue not ye etyn & your full
And payd no thinge therfore…
Last Lines:
…And that done of all this play
Shortely here we make and end
Note: Huntington R. B. 62599: ‘Intrat A dicens’ above first line
Attributed Author: Compyled by mayster Henry medwall late chapelayne to þe ryght reuerent fader in god Johan Morton cardynall & Archebysshop of Caunterbury (sig. a.i)
Attributed Title: Here is conteyned a godely interlude of Fulgens Cenatoure of Rome Lucres his doughter Gayus flaminius & Publius Cornelius of the disputacyon of noblenes & is deuyded in two partyes to be played at ii tymes (sig. a.i)
Facsimiles:
De Ricci, Seymour, ed. Fulgens and Lucres. Henry E. Huntington Facsimile Reprints. New York: G. D. Smith, 1920.
Boas, Frederick Samuel, and Arthur William Reed. “Introduction.” Fulgens and Lucrece: a fifteenth-century secular play. Oxford: Clarendon, 1926.
Editions:
Nelson, Alan H., ed. The Plays of Henry Medwall. Tudor Interludes 2. Cambridge; Totowa, NJ: D. S. Brewer; Rowman and Littlefield, 1980.