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DIMEV 953
Caesars triumphs were not so much to praise
Henry of Huntingdon’s verse in praise of Elfleda, in Part VI of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VI, cap. 180 — two couplets
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; elegies
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
Transcription:
Cezers tryumphis were nat so moche to prayse
As was of Elfleda that sheldes so ofte dyd rayse
Agayne her enemyes this noblevenqueresse
Virago and made whose vertue can I nat expresse
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: 178.