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IMEV 2778
NIMEV 2778
Primum nomen istius prisone vocatur
Seven Names of a Prison — eight stanzas rhyme royal
Note: Last two words in each stanza are Latin.
Subjects: prison/prisoners
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7256, f. 35
Note: Incorrect shelfmark. MS indeterminate. Robbins and Cutler (1965) says ‘MS. to be established’; Hamer (1995) says not Harley 2756, f. 35, and lists as Unidentified, Missing or Destroyed.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.27.