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NIMEV Skelton
To the honour of our blessed lady
John Skelton, ‘A replycacioun agaynst certaine yong scolars, abiured of late’ — 408 lines, including Envoy, chiefly in ‘skeltonics’
Note: Sometimes with prefatory verses (17 lines beginning, ‘A lytell ragge of rethorike…’); see Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 24.
Author(s): John Skelton
Title(s): ‘A replycacioun agaynst certaine yong scolars, abiured of late’
Subjects: envoys; satire; occasional verse; religious controversy
Versification: — skeltonic



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22609. Skelton, John, Honorificatissimo, amplissimo, longeq[ue] reuerendissimo in Christo patri: ac domino, domino Thome &c … A latereq[ue] legato superillustri &c. Skeltonis laureatus ora, reg. humillimum, dicit obsequium … A replycacion agaynst certayne yong scolers, abiured of late [et]c. Argumentum. Crassa[n]tes nimiu[m], nimiu[m] sterilesq[ue] labruscas (vinea quas d[omi]ni, sabaot non sustinet ultra laxius expandi) nostra est resecare uoluntas. Cum priuilegio a rege indulto. [[London]: Impri[n]ted by Richard Pynson, [1528]] , sigs. A.2-B.4
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.210-24.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 1.230-50.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 376-94; 1948, 1959, 413-29.