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Royal Prince Arthur
‘Balet song at þe Crosse’ in welcome of Prince Arthur at Coventry (1498) — three 8-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Title(s): ‘Balet song at þe Crosse’
Subjects: Arthur, prince of Wales; occasional verse; Coventry
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Coventry, Coventry Archives Leet Book, BA/E/F/37/1, f. 281v
First Lines:
Ryall prince Arthur
Welcome newe tresur…
Last Lines:
…And vertue ay spredyng
to your lyfes yend
Editions:
Sharp, Thomas. A Dissertation on the Pageants…performed at Coventry. Coventry: Merridew, 1825: 157.
Harris, Mary Dormer, ed. The Coventry Leet Book. 4 vols. in 2 EETS o.s. 134-5, 138, 146 (1907-13); repr. 1971: 2.591-2.
Craig, Hardin, ed. Two Coventry Corpus Christi Plays. EETS e.s. 87 (1902; 2nd ed. 1957); repr. 1967: 118.