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Son of Priamus gentle Paris of Troy
The Judgement of Paris — four stanzas rhyme royal
Note: The Judgement of Paris
Subjects: Troy, tales of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), f. 161va-161vb
First Lines:
Son of Priamus Gentyll parys of troy
Wake of þy slepe beholde vs goddesses thre
We haue brought to þe encresse of ioy
To þy dyscrecion reportyng owre bewty…
Last Lines:
…Wyche in a prynce ys thyng most couenable
Yeue hit me I am to haue hit able
Note: Latin headings to each stanza introducing speaker, e.g. ‘Pallas loquitur ad parisis de Troia’.
Attributed Author: Chaucer (added in left margin by a later hand)
Facsimiles:
Fletcher, Bradford Y. “Introduction.” Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile. Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
2.Source: Leiden, Leiden University Library Vossius Germ. Gall. Q.9, f. iiiv
Editions:
Van Dorsten, J. A. “The Leyden ‘Lydgate Manuscript.’” Scriptorium 14 (1960): 315-25: 325.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 5075. Chaucer, Geoffrey, The workes of Geffrey Chaucer, newlie printed, with diuers addicions, whiche were neuer in print before: with the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Ihon Lidgate, Monke of Berie. As in the table more plainly doeth appere, [Imprinted at London: By Ihon Kyngston, for Ihon Wight, dwellyng in Poules Churchyarde], 1561
Editions:
Chalmers, Alexander, ed. The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper. London, 1810; repr. New York: Greenwood, 1969: 1.563.
2.Source: STC 5077. Chaucer, Geoffrey, Workes, Speght, 1598
Editions:
Urry, John, ed. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. London: B. Lintot, 1721: 557.
Bell, John, ed. The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. 14 vols. in 7. The Poets of Great Britain. Edinburgh, 1782; repr. London: Cadell and Davies, 1807: 13.130.
Anderson, Robert. The Works of the British Poets, or, Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain. 13 vols. Vol. 1. Edinburgh, 1793; London, 1795: 1.585.