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DIMEV 5319
The hart the hare the wolf and the wild boar
List of the Beasts of venery — one couplet
Subjects: hunting; hares
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 1995, f. 63
Transcription:
The herte
The hare
The wolfe
And the wylde Bore
Of venery there bynne nomor
Note: With heading, ‘For a yong gentylle man to knowe the termys of venery and the crafte whyche the iiii bestys of venery’ (f. 63); followed by further lists of ‘bestys of the Chasse’, etc. First verse line is divided into four manuscript lines.
Attributed Title: For a yong gentylle man to knowe the termys of venery and the crafte whyche the iiii bestys of venery (f. 63)