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There was the dean and the official
Commentary of officials charging high fees, an English translation of Mapes’ Apocalypsis Gollia — six lines (roughly aaabbb)
Note: Cf. Raby (1934), 2.215.
Author(s): Walter Mapes
Title(s): Apocalypsis Golliae
Subjects: tithes; clergy, criticism/satire of
Versification: — six-line — aaabbb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Eton, Eton College 98, f. iv
Transcription:
Ther was þe deyn & þe offycyall
With ij fayces lyke a dyall
Þer hodes were forryd with tall
They had off me er I wentt
hit wold pay ffor my qarter rentt
I schrew þem lith for þat
Note: Attached to list of names written by same hand, ‘Karulus Thornhyll, Willelmus Butler, Radulfus fferysch decanus, Radulfus both archdiaconus’.