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Welcome full high and noble prince to us right special
Ceremonial verses for the Pageant at Coventry to welcome Prince Edward (1474) spoken by worthies — five stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Edward, prince of Wales; pageant verses; occasional verse; Coventry
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Coventry, Coventry Archives Leet Book, BA/E/F/37/1, ff. 221-221v
First Lines:
Welcom full high and nobull prince to vs right speciall
To this your chaumbre so called of Antiquite…
Last Lines:
…Bi thy grace from this Dragon devoure
So Lorde preserve this noble prynce and euer be his socoure
Attributed Title: Receavyng Prynce Edwarde (f. 221)
Editions:
Sharp, Thomas. A Dissertation on the Pageants…performed at Coventry. Coventry: Merridew, 1825: 152-4.
Craig, Hardin, ed. Two Coventry Corpus Christi Plays. EETS e.s. 87 (1902; 2nd ed. 1957); repr. 1967: 115-16.
Harris, Mary Dormer, ed. The Coventry Leet Book. 4 vols. in 2 EETS o.s. 134-5, 138, 146 (1907-13); repr. 1971: 2.391-3.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 115-17.