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DIMEV 6314
IMEV 3951.5
NIMEV 3951.5
When Gonewey shall on Curtays call
A prophecy following 6299 in one MS — one 8-line stanza
Subjects: prophecies, political; political poems
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1236, f. 91
Transcription:
When gonewey shall on curtays call
then wallys shall rayke & hastely ryse
then Albeon skottlonde shall to hem fall
then waken wonders in euery wyse
the rode Irlonde fox shall ryse with all
with glaynys grownde & gare men to a gryfe
to fell & fende oure fomen all
senym shall sytt in youre asyse
Note: Follows 6299.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 316-17.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 851 (SC 3041), f. 4v
First Lines:
Whan gon awey chal on certeis calle
You wal chal hastly ryse…
Last Lines:
…Go fle on fend þu alienis all
Vn chal sit on þer asise
Note: Between the lines and in the margins: ‘banchidmen frauns Cambria Scotlond Enlond Wales briton’.