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Memorial verses on the kings of England

Œuvre de John Lydgate


Titre:Cronycles of the kynges, to Henry VI (ms. Egerton)
Incipit:Cronycles of alle Kyngys of Englonde aftyr the Conqueste, as of hyr namys ande where that they bene i-byryede.
This myghty Wylliam Duke of Normandye,
as bokys olde make mencyon,
by juste tytylle and hys chevalrye
made kynge by conqueste of Brutys Albyon…
Explicit:… is wele disposed in wille, and to defend
his lond and peple in dede with kynne and myght.
Goode lyf and longe I pray to God hym send,
and that Seynt George be with hym in his ryght!
  1. London, British Library, Additional, 31042, f. 80r-92r [⇛ Description]
    « Thornton MS »
  2. London, British Library, Egerton, 1995, f. 110 [⇛ Description]
  3. London, British Library, Harley, 7333, f. 149r-v [⇛ Description]
  4. London, British Library, Stowe, 69, f. 196 [⇛ Description]
Éditions anciennes
  1. Wynkyn de Worde, 1530
Éditions modernes
  • The Historical Collections of a Citizen of London in the Fifteenth Century, edited by James Gairdner, Westminster, Nichols (Camden Society, n. s., 17), 1876, li + 279 p. (ici p. 47-54) [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
Traductions modernes
  • Mooney, Linne R., « Lydgate's Kings of England and another verse chronicle of the kings », Viator, 20, 1989, p. 255-289.
  • Mooney, L. R., A. C. Barbrook, C. J. Howe et M. Spencer, « Stemmatic analysis of Lydgate's Kings of England: a test case for the application of software developed for evolutionary biology to manuscript », Revue d'histoire des textes, 31, 2001, p. 275-297.
Permalien: https://arlima.net/no/11245

Voir aussi:
> Wikidata: Q123340178
> DIMEV: 5731
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