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DIMEV 895
Brute fare by west over the land of France
Diana’s reply to Brute in the land of Lergesia, translating Latin verse which precedes it, in Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part I, cap. 2 — one 8-line stanza
Note: For Brute’s address to Diana to which this is the reply, see 963.
Subjects: Diana; chronicles, verse in
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
First Lines:
Brute farre by West ouer the lande of Fraunce
An Ile in accean there is all closed with the see…
Last Lines:
…Serche this for here a perpetuell See to the
And here to thy childer a new Troy shal sprynge
Note: In Part I, cap. 2; no signatures.
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: 9-10.