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DIMEV 6088
IMEV 3815.3
NIMEV 3815.3
Twenty winter glad and blithe
Four lines at the end of a copy of Durantis’s Speculum Iudiciale
Subjects: prognostications; prophecies
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 19916 [olim Davies-Cooke, Sotheby’s 15 June 1959, lot 205], f. 295vb
Transcription:
Twenty wynter glad and blyth
Twenty wynter þe and þryf
Twenty wynter stond in stede
Twenty wynter byde þy bede
Note: Added to blank space at the end of William Durantis, Speculum Iudiciale.
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 255.
Dutschke, C. W. Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. 2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 2.605.