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DIMEV 5279
The first year he must learn to feed
Raising a greyhound — 7 couplets from the Boke of St. Albans
Note: Possibly annexed to 5938.
Subjects: dogs; animal husbandry
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 3308. Boke of Hawking, Hunting, and Blasing of Arms, [St Albans, 1486] , sigs. f.4v-f.5
First Lines:
The first yere he most lerne to fede
The secund yere to felde hym lede…
Last Lines:
…ffor the beest hownde that euer bikke hade
at ix yere he is full badde
Note: CUL shelfmark, Inc. 3. J. 4. 1. (3636).
Attributed Title: The propreteis of a goode Grehound (sig. f.4v)
Facsimiles:
Blades, William. “Introduction.” Facsimile edition of The Boke of Saint Albans by Dame Juliana Berners. London: Elliot Stock, 1881.
Hands, Rachel. “Introduction.” English Hawking and Hunting in The Boke of St Albans. Oxford: University Press, 1975.
2.Source: STC 3309. The Manere of Hawkyng and Huntyng and also of cote armours And of the blasynge of armys [and] The treatyse of fysshynge wyth an angle, de Worde, 1496