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DIMEV 963
Celestial goddess that wieldest frith and wood
Brute’s address to Diana in Lergesia, translating Latin verse which precedes it, in Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part I, cap. 2 — one stanza rhyme royal
Note: For reply, see 895.
Subjects: Diana; chronicles, verse in
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
First Lines:
Celestiall Goddesse, that weldest fryth and wode
The wylde bore & beests thou feryst by thy myght…
Last Lines:
…Tell the certayne place where euerlastyngly
A temple of virgyns to the I shall edefye
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.