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When Phoebus in the Crab had near his course run
The Assembly of Gods, perhaps by Lydgate — 301 stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): John Lydgate (attrib.)
Title(s): The Assembly of Gods
Subjects: dream poems; virtues
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), ff. 68-97v
First Lines:
[W]han Phebus in the Crabbe had nere hys cours ronne
And toward the leon his iourne gan take
To loke on Pictagoras speere I had begonne
Syttyng all solytary alone besyde a lake…
Last Lines:
…All that to thys vysion haue youyn her audyence
Graunt eternall ioy aftyr thy last sentence
Attributed Author: Banquet of Gods and Goddesses by Lydgate (added by later hand, top margin, f. 68)
Facsimiles:
Fletcher, Bradford Y. “Introduction.” Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile. Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Editions:
Triggs, Oscar Lovell, ed. John Lydgate: The Assembly of Gods. EETS e.s. 69 (1896); repr. 1976.
2.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II, ff. 167ra-180va
First Lines:
WHan phebus in the crabbe had nere his cours ronne
And towarde the leon his iourney gan take…
Last Lines:
…All þat to this vysyon haue gyuen her audyenc[sic]
Graunt eternall Ioye after thy last sentence
Amen
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Royal 18 D II. 2015; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Royal_MS_18_D_II.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17005. Lydgate, John, Hrre [sic] folowyth the interpretac[i]on of the names of goddis and goddesses of this treatyse folowynge as poetes wryte, [Westminster: Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1498]
2.Source: STC 17006. Lydgate, John, Here foloweth the interpretacoin [sic] of the names of goddes and goddesses as is reherced in this tretyse folowynge as poetes wryte, [[Westminster?: Wynkyn de Worde, ca. 1500]
Editions:
Jenkinson, Francis. “Introduction.” Lytell Treatyse of the Horse, the Sheep, and the Ghoos, Westminster: de Worde, 1495. Cambridge: University Press, 1906; facsimile of John Lydgate (STC 17020).
3.Source: STC 17007. Lydgate, John, Here endeth a lytyll tratyse named Le assemble de dyeus, [Westminster?: Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1500?]