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Calais men now may ye care
Laurence Minot, The Siege of Calais — twelve 8-line stanzas
Author(s): Laurence Minot
Title(s): The Siege of Calais
Subjects: Calais; historical poems
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Galba E.IX, ff. 55va-56ra
First Lines:
Calays men now mai ȝe care
and muring mun ȝe haue to mede…
Last Lines:
…all on þis wise was Calais won
god saue þam þat it so gat wan
Attributed Title: How Edward als þe romance sais / held his sege bifor Calais (rubric by scribe, f. 55va)
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Poems, written anno-MCCLII (Minot). London: Burn, 1825: 34-8.
Wright, Thomas, ed. Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III. 2 vols. Rolls Series 14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 1.80-3.
Morley, Henry, ed. Shorter English Poems. London, NY: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, 1876: 30-2.
Scholle, Wilhelm. Laurence Minots Lieder. Quellen und Forschungen 52. Strassburg: Trübner, 1884: 30-3.
Hall, Joseph. The Poems of Laurence Minot. Oxford: Clarendon, 1887; rev. ed., 1914: 27-30.
Sisam, Kenneth. Fourteenth Century Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1921: 153-6.
Stedman, Douglas C., ed. The War Ballads of Laurence Minot. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis; London: Simpkin, etc., 1917: 29-32.
Marsh, George Perkins. Origin and History of the English Language. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1866: 281.
Hall, Joseph. The Poems of Laurence Minot. Oxford: Clarendon, 1887; rev. ed., 1914: 27-30.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 34-7.