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Stand outer from the fire
An inscription on a late fourteenth-century jug — one couplet plus a one-line prayer
Subjects: inscriptions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, 217-1879, inscription on a fourteenth-century jug (olim manor house in Norfolk; Robinson Collection)
Transcription:
STOND UTTIR FROM THE FYRE
AND LAT ON IUST COME NERE
+GODDIS GRACE BE IN THIS PLACE AMEN.+
Note: Ca. 1340-1405 (based on the royal arms on the front: Alexander and Binski (1987)).
Editions:
Alexander, Jonathan, and Paul Binski, eds. The Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400. London: Royal Academy of Arts in assoc. with Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987: 524, no. 727.