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DIMEV 751
Banners beth displayed
Couplets of varying line length interspersed in a Latin sermon (?by John of Bromyard), ‘de passione domini vel in Ramispalmarum’ — nine couplets
Author(s): John of Bromyard
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Passion; heraldry
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, ff. 135vb-138
First Lines:
Baneres beth displayd
hostes beth arayd
Partys byth ascrydd
& werryous beth y tryed…
Last Lines:
…þe banerys of syluer wykkyd for to bere
Wyt iii mennys hertes y persyd wyt a spere
Note: Other verses in same sermon, see 918 and 2160. Possibly incomplete since sermon ends imperfectly at f. 138.