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DIMEV 6428
When that this Cock lo here doth sing
Verses in Fabian’s Chronicle — one couplet
Note: Translating French, ‘Quant ce quoc icy chantera / Le roy troue ca entrera’ which precedes it; cf. 6434.
Title(s): Chronicle
Subjects: prophecies, political; chronicles, verses in; Flemish insurrection; Philip VI, king of France
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Eng. 766, f. 228
Transcription:
Whan that this Cokk loo here doth syng
Then shall this sound King his hoost inbring
Note: Translates French verse couplet at top of f. 228.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533 , vol. II, f. 124
Transcription:
Whan that this cok loo here doth synge
Than shall this newe founde kyng his hoost in brynge
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 489.