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DIMEV 6174
We shall bid for the pope of Rome
Prayers and curses for various groups of people — six 8-line stanzas
Subjects: prayers, bidding; curses; prayers, for the nation; satire
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 130, No. 1, ff. 1; 2v
First Lines:
We scholl bydde ffor þe pope of rome
& for all þe cardenales þat buþ some…
Last Lines:
… Þat hy habbe & all such
Crystes cors & myne