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DIMEV 5354
NIMEV 3399.55
The king is wood and foul doth fare
Summation of an exemplum from the Life of Kentigern — two couplets
Note: See Herbert (1910), 3.380.
Title(s): Life of Kentigern
Subjects: exempla
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 78, f. 221ra-221rb
Transcription:
The kyng is wode and fowle doth fare
The qwene wepyth and makyth gret care
The byschop prayth a lityl stownde
And thorwe the grace of owre lady the ring ys fownd
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 70.