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Ye lords eke shining in noble fame
Thomas Hoccleve, Balade au tres honourable compaignie du Garter — four 8-line stanzas (same three rhymes throughout).
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): Balade au tres honourable compaignie du Garter
Subjects: Garter, Order of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.15 (595), ff. 2v-3
First Lines:
The Lordes eke shynynge in noble fame
To whiche approued is the mayntenance…
Last Lines:
…Of whose vertue the myghtie haboundance
þou herte and strength in faithful vnitee
Note: Added to flyleaf by a hand of sixteenth century. Transcript from Geoffrey Chaucer, Workes, Thynne, 1532 combined with 6299 as if one work in this MS.
Attributed Title: To the kinges moste noble grace and To the Lordes and Knightes of the garter (f. 2)
2.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 111 [olim Phillipps 8151], ff. 28-28v
First Lines:
Yee lordes eek shynyng in noble fame
To whiche appropred is the maintenance…
Last Lines:
…Of whos vertu the mighty habundaunce
Yow herte & strengthe in feithful vnitee
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: Geoffrey Chaucer, Workes, Thynne, 1532 28
Note: Copy in Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.15 (595) copied from this printed book.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 1. EETS e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925) 73; rev. J. Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 42-3.
Skeat, Walter William, ed. The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. 7 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1894-7: 7.234-35.