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DIMEV 831
IMEV 461.5
NIMEV C16
Beth all glad and merry that sitteth at this mess
A sotelty for a bridal feast — one couplet
Note: See also 2110, 2226, 2310.
Subjects: occasional verse; marriage, festal verses for
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 68v
Transcription:
beith all gladd and mery that sittith at this messe
and prayeth for the kyng and all his…
Note: Written as prose; not completed.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Babees Book, etc. EETS o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: rev. ed. 359.