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Trouble hearts to set in quiet
John Lydgate, ‘On the English title of Henry VI to the Crown of
France’, translated from the French of Laurence Calot — 329 lines in
Formerly 3808 when incorrectly alphabetized after ‘true’; for
translation from Calot, see Floran (1909)
Author(s): John Lydgate; Laurence Calot
Title(s): ‘On the English title of Henry VI to the Crown of France’
Subjects: translations; Henry VI; France, crown of; historical poems
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7333
, ff. 31rb
TRouble hertis to sette in quyete
And make folkys their language for
God him graunt oonly of his grace
Of mercy þere for to haue a
Attributed Title: Here begynneth A remembraunce of a peee dengre / How that the kyng of
Englond Henry the sext / is truly borne heir vnto the Corone of ffraunce / by
lynyall Successioun als wele on his ffader / side Henry the fifthe whom god
assoil as by / Kateryne quene of Englond his modir whom god assoile made by
lydygate John the monke / of Bury at Parys by þe instaunce of my lord / of
Warrewyk (f. 31rb, rubric); Here endith þe genologie of kyng
henry þe Sext… (f. 32vb, rubric)
Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during
the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III.
14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 2.131-40.
MacCracken, Henry Noble,
John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems.
o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 613-22.