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These Douzepeers come to the friars them for to shrive
Inserted in Robert Mannyng’s Chronicle — two long lines, each containing a couplet and tail rhyme
Versification: — tail rhyme — aab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Inner Temple Petyt 511.7 (Part VII), f. 177r1
Transcription:
þise duȝepers
come to þe freres
þam for to schrive
þe Iugement
ageyn þam went
to shorte þer line
Note: Begins at top of folio.
Attributed Author: Couwe (f. 177, margin, in rubric)
Editions:
Sullens, Idelle, ed. Robert Mannyng of Brunne: The Chronicle. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1996: 656.