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DIMEV 4477
Rich of goods strong in virtue in triumph clear shining
Epitaph of King Clodoveus, in Part V of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part V, cap. 99, translating Latin verse which precedes it — two stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; Augustine of Canterbury, saint, life of; epitaphs
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Print Witnesses:
1.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. g.5ra
First Lines:
Ryche of Goodes stronge in vertue in triumphe clere shynynge
Kynge Clodoueus this temple bylt of stone…
Last Lines:
…He was a noble Duke and therwith of great myght
And in Fronte of Batayll was euer the firste knyght
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: 74.