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DIMEV 5421
The noble father of Louis Louis the king
Elegy for Louis, King of France, translating Latin verses which precede it, in Part VII of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VII, cap. 231 — four couplets
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; elegies
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
First Lines:
The noble father of Lewys Lewys the kynge
To Crystys seruauntys right meke & louynge…
Last Lines:
…Wherfore seynt Denys which kepest his body graued
Martyr and bisshop praye that his sowle be saued
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 264.
2.Source: STC 10662. Fabyan, Robert , The chronicle of Fabyan whiche he hym selfe nameth the concordaunce of historyes, nowe newely printed, [and] in many places corrected, as to the dylygent reader it may apere. 1542. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, [London]: Printed by Iohn Reynes, dwellynge at the sygne of saynte George in Pauls churcheyarde, [1542] , sigs. B.6rb-B.6va
First Lines:
The noble father of Lewys Lewys the kynge
To Chrystes seruauntes ryght meke and louynge…
Last Lines:
…Wherfore saynte Denys whiche kepest his bodye graued
Martyr and bishoppe praye that his soule be saued