Browse Items (643 total)

Thee shall rescue no renk ne riches in erthe! [4229]

In the wardrope at Walingford was wont to be keeped [4217]

With ringes and relickes and the regale of Fraunce [4207]

My wardrope at Walingford I wot is destroyed [4203]

The hethenes of Orkney and Irish kinges [4163]

Of all that Alexander ought whiles he in erthe lenged! [4160]

Heves his handes on height and to the Heven lookes: [4156]

Yif him be destained to die today on this erthe [4153]

I see Sir Ewain over-set with Sarazenes keen! [4136]

Hethenes of Argyle and Irish kinges [4123]

Hethenes of Argyle and Irish kinges [4123]

When Bretones boldly enbraces their sheldes [4111]

And all Bretons bold [4104]

We shall be heved unto heven ere we be half cold! [4091]

Yif us be destained to die today on this erthe [4090]

They are Sarazenes [4088]

And turnes in by the Trentis the traitour to seek [4056]

Kaires into Cornwall with care at his herte; [4054]

Then drawes he to Dorset and dreches no lenger [4052]

In citee ne in suburb set upon erthe [4043]

And to his moder Mary [4041]

And that the body be baumed and on erthe holden [4020]

The way unto Winchester they went at the gainest [4011]

Ne yet with gerefaucon rejoice me in erthe [4004]

To Messie and to Mary [3998]

With the Sarazenes unsound encircled about [3942]

And the Guthede king in the gay armes [3937]

The noblest of Norway [3935]

Of Argyle and Orkney the Irish kinges [3934]

Of Argyle and Orkney the Irish kinges [3934]

Of Argyle and Orkney the Irish kinges [3934]

Erles of Afrike and Estriche bernes [3933]

Erles of Afrike and Estriche bernes [3933]

Sho kaires to Caerlion and caught her a veil [3916]

Toward Chester in a charre they chese her the wayes [3914]

Then sho yermes and yeyes at York in her chamber [3911]

Ayer into Ireland [3909]

And wrote unto Waynor how the world changed [3904]

Then kaires he to Cornwall [3897]

And the hendest in hall under heven-rich [3879]

King Frederik of Fres faithly there-after [3864]

Of Glamour [3862]

Of Glamour [3862]

Fro Gower to Gernesay [3861]

Fro Gower to Gernesay [3861]

And hurtes of the hardiest that on the erthe lenges [3830]

Fell never fey man such fortune in erthe! [3828]

But Satanase his soul mowe sink into Hell! [3812]

Soupe with our Saviour solemnly in heven [3805]

We shall for yon Sarazenes [3804]

We are with Sarazenes beset upon sere halves! [3795]

Soudeours and Sarazenes out of sere landes [3786]

And leders of Lettow with legions ynow [3784]

Dukes of Danemark he dightes full soon [3783]

The King of Gotheland it was [3763]

The doughtiest of Danemark undone are forever! [3752]

Bes not abaist of their boste [3737]

Spanioles speedily sprented over-bordes [3700]

Then Bretons brothly with brandes they hewen [3695]

Til all the Danes were dede and in the deep throwen! [3694]

Archers of England full egerly shootes [3685]

Of Arthur the avenaunt [3651]

And a child in her arm that Chef is of heven [3649]

And to Sir Launcelot de Lake lordlich wordes [3638]

And thus the derf Denmarkes had dight all their shippes [3610]

Ferkes even into Flandresh with his fers knightes [3597]

Ayers through Almaine even at the gainest [3596]

Lights not in Lumbardy but when the light failed [3594]

Turnes through Tuskane [3593]

Receive the rentes of Rome when they are reckoned [3587]

And tenderly to Tuskane take tent als I bid; [3586]

Lookes into Lumbardy that there no lede change [3585]

For-thy to Bretain the Brode buske us behooves [3579]

To soudeours and Sarazenes out of sere landes! [3574]

At Southampton on the se is seven score shippes [3546]

Of Ireland and Argyle [3534]

Of Ireland and Argyle [3534]

Soveraignes of Surgenale and soudeours many [3532]

Of Sarazenes and Sessoines upon sere halves [3530]

Of Sarazenes and Sessoines upon sere halves [3530]

Dubbed of the Denmarkes dukes and erles [3528]

How fares it in Bretain with all my bold bernes? [3519]

Keeper of Caerlion [3512]

For thou art Breton berne [3508]

Hostayand in this Orient with awful knightes [3502]

Sir Arthur of England [3500]

and of the paines of Purgatory [3498]

But I will pass in pilgrimage this pas to Rome [3496]

Ne for no wye of this world that wrought is on erthe! [3495]

Ne for no wye of this world that wrought is on erthe! [3495]

Whiles this world is o war [3480]

Of Latin corrumped all [3478]

The King [3477]

Raikand to Rome-ward the rediest wayes [3469]

With perry of the Orient and precious stones [3461]

For the doughtiest that ever was dwelland in erthe [3443]

This shall in romaunce be redde with real knightes [3440]

Als ninde of the noblest named in erthe [3439]

And senn in Jerusalem much joy happen [3433]

He shall of Lorraine be lord by leve of his fader [3432]

Shall Karolus be called [3423]

Golias the grete gome [3419]

That in Jerusalem host full much joy limped [3415]

The tother Ector of Troy [3409]

That was conquerours kidd and crowned in erthe [3407]

That thou fremedly in Fraunce has fey beleved. [3405]

Found abbeyes in Fraunce [3403]

Rest [3373]

Ne none apparel so proud but paradise one. [3365]

Was no pomerie so pight of princes in erthe [3364]

In sign that I soothly was soveraign in erthe [3357]

Enameld with azure [3355]

Before all the cheftaines chosen in this erthe [3348]

For-thy the fruits of Fraunce are freely thine owen [3346]

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Of all the valiant men that ever was in erthe [3341]

as two of the chefest chosen in erthe [3327]

one of the doughtiest that dwelled in erthe; [3321]

I was in Surry a Sire and set by mine one [3312]

The merriest of middle-erthe that men might behold. [3239]

With the rentes of Rome [3215]

The Emperour of Almaine and all these este marches [3210]

Now we may revel and rest [3207]

And thus the hostage of Rome with Arthur is leved [3205]

Reverences the Romans in his rich table [3201]

And this roy real [3200]

Rehetes the Romanes at his rich table [3198]

In togges of tars full richly attired [3189]

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Was never merrier men made on this erthe! [3175]

Was never merrier men made on this erthe! [3175]

In the Vertenonne vale the vines i-monges; [3169]

Toward Viterbo this valiant aveeres the reines; [3164]

Fro Spain into Spruysland the word of him springes [3162]

Fro Spain into Spruysland the word of him springes [3162]

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Speedes them to Spolett with speres ynow! [3161]

Into Tuskane he turnes when thus wel timed [3150]

And he is comen to Combe and knew him as lord. [3149]

And ilk a yere for Milan a melion of gold [3144]

For Pise and for Pavy he proffers full large [3141]

For Pise and for Pavy he proffers full large [3141]

For Plesaunce [3140]

For Plesaunce [3140]

For Plesaunce [3140]

The Sire of Milan herde say the citee was wonnen [3134]

Now is the conquerour in Combe and his court holdes [3128]

With freke men of Fraunce well a five hundreth; [3113]

They they kaire to Combe with kinges annointed [3110]

Lookand on Lumbardy and on loud meles: [3108]

Gos in by Goddard [3104]

And on Lammas day to Lucerne he wendes [3094]

Thus in Lorraine he lenges as lord in his owen [3092]

The duke to Dover is dight and all his dere knightes [3066]

The countess of Crasine with her clere maidens [3045]

I give thee in Hampton a hundreth pound large! [3031]

Lordes of Lorraine and Lumbardy bothen [2997]

Lordes of Lorraine and Lumbardy bothen [2997]

But one Swyan of Swecy [2958]

Of gomes of Gernaide that grevous are holden [2943]

Through gesserauntes of Gene jagged to the herte! [2909]

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The soveraign of Sessoine that salved was never [2907]

Senn at the assemblee the Sarazenes discoveres [2906]

Then the genatours of Gene enjoines at ones [2897]

Has joined on Sir Gerard [2890]

But one Jolyan of Gene [2889]

In the vale of Josephate [2876]

Was never such a jousting at journee in erthe [2875]

Bannerettes of Bretain [2855]

Paynims of Prussland [2835]

With double of the Dutch-men that doughty were holden [2834]

Then the Duke of Lorraine dresses thereafter [2833]

That ever any prince lede purveyed in erthe! [2832]

Wyes of the Westfale [2826]

But the frek men of Fraunce fraist themselven; [2821]

They are with Sarazenes over-set [2815]

Then was loud upon loft Lorraine! ascried [2800]

For he had in Prussland much prise wonnen; [2788]

That was Raynald of the Rodes [2785]

On Fawnell of Frisland to Feraunt he rides [2765]

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Was fostered in Famacoste; the fend was his fader; [2761]

And fremedly o Fraunce be flemed for ever! [2738]

That is flowr of Fraunce [2730]

That flowes out of Paradise when the flood rises [2706]

Bounes to his brode sheld and bowes to the erthe; [2696]

Greve you not [2686]

For all our worship [2685]

By all the welth of the world so wo was them never: [2684]

Ne thou bes never ransouned for riches in erthe! [2667]

Is none redier renkes regnand in erthe; [2665]

Of Sessoine and Suryland Sarazenes ynow; [2657]

Of Sessoine and Suryland Sarazenes ynow; [2657]

Of Sessoine and Suryland Sarazenes ynow; [2657]

The wyes of the Westfale [2656]

The garnison of Goddard gaylich arrayed [2655]

The lordes of Lumbardy that leders are holden [2654]

The doughtiest of Dolfinede and Dutch-men many [2653]

The doughtiest of Dolfinede and Dutch-men many [2653]

The Duke of Lorraine the derf and his dere knightes [2652]

Than I of Provence were prince and of Paris rich! [2647]

Than I of Provence were prince and of Paris rich! [2647]

Abler than ever was Sir Ector of Troy! [2635]

I held none my hip-height under heven rich; [2613]

Of Alexandere and Afrike and all tho out-landes [2607]

Of Alexandere and Afrike and all tho out-landes [2607]

The uncle of his aiele [2603]

He has been rebel to Rome and ridden their landes [2598]

In Rome there he regnes he is rich holden; [2597]

No surgeon in Salerne shall save thee the better [2587]

For all the barbours of Bretain shall not thy blood staunch [2577]

On the lange of Lorraine with a loud steven [2531]

Egerly on English Arthur! he ascries. [2529]

That solaces all sinful that sight has in erthe [2512]

The Capitain of Cardiff [2498]

With all the wisest men of the west marches [2496]

The Fraunchmen enfeebleshes; ne ferly me thinkes! [2484]

All the frek men of Fraunce followed thereafter [2454]

That is in Lorraine alosed as London is here [2418]

That is in Lorraine alosed as London is here [2418]

To the march of Meyes [2417]

Other Peter or Paul [2415]

The tyrauntes of Tuskan tempest a little [2408]

Then will I by Lumbardy [2406]

Who has right to that rent [2405]

Redy ay with Romanes to riot my landes. [2403]

That is Lorraine the lele [2397]

Lenges at Lusheburgh to lechen his knightes [2388]

Enteres to Almaine with hostes arrayed [2387]

Good Sir Cador at Came [2385]

Senn in Burgoine he badde to bury mo knightes [2383]

The corse of Kayous the keen at Came is beleved [2380]

He buries at Bayonne Sir Bedwere the rich; [2379]

When he had foughten in Fraunce and the feld wonnen [2375]

Has the Romanes rich rebuked for ever! [2374]

On the coste of Constantine by the clere strandes [2373]

We have foughten in Fraunce and us is foul happened [2365]

To brawl you for Bretain ne his brode landes [2362]

That Arthur in the Occident occupies at ones. [2360]

Of England [2359]

Of England [2359]

Now they raik to Rome the rediest wayes [2352]

Forthy shove they them to shew for skomfit of Rome. [2335]

To reckon these Romanes recreant and yelden [2334]

Then the bannerettes of Bretain brought them to tents [2330]

We shall let for no lede that lives in erthe [2326]

So ye do my message menskfully at Rome [2322]

For His love that thee lente this lordship in erthe! [2319]

Two senatours we are [2314]

Closed in kestes clene unto Rome [2302]

Sixty of the chef senatours of Rome. [2297]

The Sowdan of Surry and certain kinges [2296]

That are of the Orient with honourable kinges. [2289]

Olfendes and arrabys and olyfauntes noble [2288]

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Sowdan [2277]

Sowdan [2277]

Romanes the richest and real kinges [2270]

Cosin of Cornwall [2262]

Then the Romans releved that ere were rebuked [2234]

That was eier of Egypt in those este marches [2200]

Greet well my lady the queen [2189]

I had forgiven thee my dede [2184]

With a launce of Lettow he thirles his sides [2167]

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And fought with the frekkest that to Fraunce longes. [2164]

By then the Romanes were rebuked at little [2153]

Then the Romanes and the renkes of the Round Table [2135]

I wend no Bretons wolde be bashed for so little [2121]

Dartes the Dutch-men delten againes [2101]

Then bowmen of Bretain brothely there-after [2095]

The vassalage of Viterbo today shall be revenged! [2048]

Viscount of Valence [2047]

When these wordes was said [2044]

The part from Port Jaffe to Paradise gates! [2039]

The part from Port Jaffe to Paradise gates! [2039]

Inset all the Sarazenes within seven winter [2038]

Ecroched all Cristendom by craftes of armes [2036]

And the renkes over-ran [2035]

And the riotours of Rome that regned with lordes [2034]

For dauncesing of Dutch-men and dinning of pipes [2030]

Fro Viterbo to Venice these valiant knightes [2025]

Fro Viterbo to Venice these valiant knightes [2025]

Buskes in the avauntward the Viscount of Rome [2024]

Rewled his Romans and real knightes [2023]

Sir Cador of Cornwall [2002]

The rich Duke of Rouen with riders ynow [1996]

To vanquish by victory the Viscount of Rome [1984]

Sir Valiant of Wales with valiant knightes [1983]

Sithen into Sessoine he sought at the gainest [1977]

With lordes of Lumbardy to let him the wayes [1972]

Or enter into Auguste aunters to seek [1967]

To seek into Sessoine with my seker knightes [1964]

Soveraignes of Sarazens and senatours many [1960]

There is none ischew of us on this erthe sprongen [1943]

Sir Meneduke of Mentoche with marvelous knightes [1919]

Good Sir Mawrelle of Mawnces and Mawrene his brother [1918]

Among the Turkes was tint and in time founden [1917]

Sir Aladuke of Towell with his tender knightes [1916]

The King of Surry himselven and Sarazenes ynow [1911]

The King of Surry himselven and Sarazenes ynow [1911]

The Seneschal of Sutere [1910]

The Capitain of Cornette that cruel is holden [1909]

With erles of Orient and austeren knightes [1906]

The King of Lyby is laid and in the feld leved [1900]

And passes unto Paris with prisoners himselven [1888]

To rip up the Romanes rudlich wounded [1877]

The Seneschal of Sutere to Sagramour himselven. [1871]

The King of Surry the keen to Sir Cador is yelden [1870]

With the Erl of Afrike and other grete lordes. [1869]

The Capitain of Cordewa [1866]

The Bretons brothely brittenes so many [1862]

The sekerest Sarazenes that to that sorte longed [1854]

Sir Cador of Cornwall he counters them soon [1848]

Sembled his Sarazens and senatours many [1846]

The King of Surry then is sorrowful in herte [1844]

With lordes of Lyby and led to their strenghes; [1827]

The King of Lyby has laght a steed that him liked [1817]

Thou weenes for thy wightness the world is thine own! [1806]

Then the Lyby king cries full loud [1803]

Cries [1791]

Then laughs the Lyby king [1781]

And then Sir Cador of Cornwall is careful in herte [1777]

The King of Lyby before the avauntward he ledes [1767]

And then the Romanes rout removes a little [1761]

And then the Bretons brothely enbraces their sheldes [1753]

That eieres were of Essex and all those este marches [1740]

And let it never be reft us for Roman in erthe; [1733]

And let it never be reft us for Roman in erthe; [1733]

For there shall never Roman that in my rout rides [1704]

To Bretain the Brodder within ship-bordes [1699]

At the citee of Troy that time was enseged [1696]

Then says the King of Surry [1687]

That all the rich shall repent that to Rome longes [1679]

Of our rentes of Rome such revel he holdes [1667]

And outrayes the Emperour [1664]

That knowen is for conquerour [1654]

Here is the Close of Clime with cleves so high [1639]

Sir Cador of Cornwall commaundes his peeres [1637]

That had perceived that Peter at Paris sholde leng [1631]

Trays toward Troys the tresoun to work [1629]

The senatour of Sutere with summes full huge [1627]

The king of Surry himself with Sarazens ynow; [1626]

The king of Surry himself with Sarazens ynow; [1626]

Sir Sextynour of Lyby and senatours many [1625]

Erles of the Orient with austeren knightes [1623]

And in the Champain land full fair they escheved [1620]

Toward Chartres they chese [1619]

Now bounes the Britons als the king biddes [1617]

Prikes now privily to Paris the rich [1609]

To ride with the Romanes in route with their feres [1608]

Then Sir Arthur [1593]

Shall he never sound see his seinoures in Rome [1577]

I give thee for thy tithandes Toulouse the rich [1567]

Til their rentes in Rome be rightwisly knowen. [1554]

The remenaunt of the Romanes be in arrest holden [1553]

Of Perse and Port Jaffe paynimes ynow [1544]

Of Perse and Port Jaffe paynimes ynow [1544]

The chef chaunceller of Rome [1541]

There might men see Romans rewfully wounded [1523]

Of Perse and Port Jaffe full many pris knightes [1520]

Of Perse and Port Jaffe full many pris knightes [1520]

After my rentes in Rome may redyly further. [1509]

Then the Bretons boldly braggen their trumpes [1484]

Grete lordes of Greece greved so high. [1463]

In Lorraine so lordly on lepand steedes. [1460]

The Romanes then redyly arrayes them better [1453]

Then the Bretons brothely broches their steedes [1449]

Rebuked with Romanes upon their rich steedes [1445]

Then the Bretons on the bente abides no lenger [1431]

The Romanes redies them [1427]

Then were Bretons abaist and greved a little [1423]

The Romans out of array removed at ones [1417]

There was Romans over [1415]

Bretons of the boldest [1414]

Erles of England [1412]

All the realest renkes that to Rome longes [1410]

Arrested of the Romans that by the firth rides [1409]

Then the enbushment of Bretons broke out at ones [1407]

There were Bretons enbushed and banerettes noble [1403]

How Sir Marshall de Mowne is on the molde leved [1397]

Then the rich Romans returnes their bridles [1395]

Then a rich man of Rome relied to his bernes [1391]

He was a paynim of Perse that thus him persewed [1377]

Come furthermost on a Freson [1365]

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And of the Romans arrayed upon rich steedes [1361]

Ever were these Bretons braggers of old! [1348]

I had lever than all Fraunce [1344]

I shall nought leve in Paris [1340]

And senn ride in by Rhone that runnes so fair [1338]

And sithen seek in by Seine with solace thereafter [1336]

That occupies in errour the Empire of Rome [1308]

And then the Romans so rich had arrayed their tentes [1291]

prayes thee for Petere love [1256]

He drawes into douce Fraunce [1251]

He drawes into douce Fraunce [1251]

Fremedly the French tonge fey is beleved. [1250]

Brinnes in Burgoine thy burges so rich [1241]

I witter thee the Emperour is enterd into Fraunce [1239]

Fro the Marshal of Fraunce [1233]

Then blithely fro Barflete he buskes on the morn [1223]

That many Cristen has killed in Constantine landes; [1187]

Senn bere it to Barflete and brace it in iron
[1183]

But in the mountes of Araby I met such another; [1175]

Then the baleful birdes bounes to the erthe [1136]

Full egerly at Arthur and on the erthe hittes; [1125]

And piment full plenteous of Portingale wines; [1028]

Than thou gave him Borgoine or Britain the More [1018]

Than thou gave him Borgoine or Britain the More [1018]

Til the Britones king have burnisht his lippes [1011]

And sithen garnisht in Greece full graithely togeders; [1000]

he has a kirtle on [999]

Menskfully at Saint Michel [941]

The best that was in Basel [908]

Aboven [904]

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In Saint Michel mount [899]

Than in Troy was [888]

Mo florines [886]

Mo florines [886]

I had lever than all Fraunce this fifteen winter [873]

Comen of the richest that regnes in erthe; [866]

Fro Gene unto Gerone by Jesu of heven! [864]

Fro Gene unto Gerone by Jesu of heven! [864]

Fro Gene unto Gerone by Jesu of heven! [864]

Sho was the flowr of all Fraunce or of five rewmes [861]

Beside Reines as sho rode with her rich knightes [854]

The duchess of Bretain today has he taken [853]

In the countree of Constantine no kind has he leved [849]

A grete giaunt of Gene [844]

As he at Carlisle commaunded at Cristenmass himselven. [839]

And blithely at Barflete these bold are arrived [836]

The comly coste of Normandy they catchen full even [835]

Then come out of the Orient [774]

In floynes and fercostes and Flemish shippes [743]

Erles of Yngland with archers ynow. [725]

Sought toward Sandwich; sho sees him no more. [720]

Overling of Yngland [710]

That all this world winly wisse as Him likes [671]

That occupies mine heritage [643]

In the palais of York a parlement he holdes [636]

At Sandwich on the se [635]

Bides me at Barflete upon the blithe stremes [629]

And keepes me at Constantine [628]

And sujourns that sesoun with Sarazenes ynow. [624]

In the countree of Coloine castelles enseges [623]

Drawes in by Danuby and dubbes his knightes [622]

All Westfale by war he winnes as him likes [621]

Even into Almaine [618]

Arrayed with his Romans upon rich steedes; [611]

At the citee of Rome assembled at ones. [609]

The Sowdan of Surry and sixteen kinges [608]

The sowdanes and Sarazenes out of sere landes [607]

The lege-men of Lettow with legions ynow. [605]

Pulle and Prussland [604]

Pulle and Prussland [604]

The mightiest of Macedone [603]

By that the Greekes were graithed [602]

Fro the citee of Rome sixty mile large. [601]

Craftyly at Cornett the kinges are arrived [600]

Sodenly the Sarazenes [599]

With all the reales of Rhodes arrayed with him one; [597]

The King of Cyprus on the se the Sowdan abides [596]

They gadered over the Greekes Se with grevous wepens [594]

The sowdanes that were seker soudeours to Rome; [593]

To Garyere and to Galilee they gader all at ones [592]

To Garyere and to Galilee they gader all at ones [592]

Fro Nilus to Nazareth [591]

Fro Nilus to Nazareth [591]

The Sowdan of Surry assembles his knightes [590]

Of Perse and of Pamphile and Preter John landes [588]

Of Perse and of Pamphile and Preter John landes [588]

Of Perse and of Pamphile and Preter John landes [588]

Bayous with their baronage bides no longer; [587]

Of Babylon and Baldake the burlich knightes [586]

Of Babylon and Baldake the burlich knightes [586]

The flowr of the fair folk of Amazonnes landes; [584]

They turn in by Thebay [583]

To Tartary and Turkey when tithinges is comen [582]

To Tartary and Turkey when tithinges is comen [582]

Of Crete and of Capados the honourable kinges [580]

Of Crete and of Capados the honourable kinges [580]

Of Damaske and Damiet [578]

Of Damaske and Damiet [578]

To Arraby and Egypt [576]

To Arraby and Egypt [576]

To Irritaine and Elamet [575]

To Irritaine and Elamet [575]

To Asia and to Afrike [574]

To Asia and to Afrike [574]

To Asia and to Afrike [574]

To Inde and to Ermonye [573]

To Inde and to Ermonye [573]

To Inde and to Ermonye [573]

Til Ambyganye and Orcage and Alisaundere eek [572]

Til Ambyganye and Orcage and Alisaundere eek [572]

Til Ambyganye and Orcage and Alisaundere eek [572]

Anon into the Orient with austeren knightes [571]

In at the portes of Pavia shall no prince pass [568]

There shall on Mount Bernard be belded another [566]

There shall upon Goddard a garret be rered [562]

Many giaunt of Gene [559]

Send frekly into Fraunce [556]

To hostay in Almaine with armed knightes; [555]

For yif he reche unto Rome [549]

Ne of welth of this world but worship alone. [541]

Of king or of conquerour crowned in erthe [535]

The knighliest creature in Cristdendom holden [534]

I wolde forsake all my suite of seignoury of Rome [527]

And ettles to be overling of the empire of Rome [520]

By certes thou was my sandes and senatour of Rome [513]

For reverence and realtee of Rome the noble; [512]

Yif he be rebel to Rome [510]

And seekes the saintes of Rome by assent of knightes; [503]

The Sononday in Sutere they sujourn their horses [500]

They turn through Tuskane with towres full high; [499]

And so into Lumbardy [498]

Gos by Mount Goddard full grevous wayes [497]

Til Aachen in Almaine [496]

Til Aachen in Almaine [496]

And through Flaunders they found [495]

And fled at the fore flood; in Flaunders they rowed [494]

the sound of the se and Sandwich belles [490]

To Catrik them conveyed and to Crist them bekenned. [482]

Kaires out of Carlisle [480]

Fro Carlisle to the coste there thy cogge lenges; [476]

I sholde never for Emperour that on erthe lenges [469]

The rent ne red gold that unto Rome longes [465]

Though Sir Lucius had laid thee the lordship of Rome [460]

Thou wendes by Watling Street and by no way elles; [450]

Seven days to Sandwich I set at the large; [447]

To sege the citee of Rome within seven winter [440]

I shall be founden in Fraunce [435]

And turn into Tuskane when me time thinkes [431]

In Lorraine ne in Lumbardy leve shall I nother [429]

In Lorraine ne in Lumbardy leve shall I nother [429]

To Miloine the marvelous and mine down the walles; [428]

By the river of Rhone hold my Round Table [424]

My wele and my worship of all this world rich [401]

And I may see the Romans that are so rich holden [387]

To make route into Rome with riotous knightes. [379]

In Fraunce or in Frisland [367]

In Fraunce or in Frisland [367]

That occupies thine heritage [359]

In the Vale of Viterbo vitail my knights [353]

both of Petersand and of Pis and of the Pount Tremble; [352]

both of Petersand and of Pis and of the Pount Tremble; [352]

both of Petersand and of Pis and of the Pount Tremble; [352]

Merk unto Meloine and mine down the walles [351]

In Lorraine or Lumbardy whether me leve thinkes; [350]

In Lorraine or Lumbardy whether me leve thinkes; [350]

To ride on yon Romans and riot their landes [341]

Of the wightest wyes in all yon West Landes! [336]

Of Wyghte and of Welshland and of the West Marches [334]

Of Wyghte and of Welshland and of the West Marches [334]

Of Wyghte and of Welshland and of the West Marches [334]

He was in Tuskane that time and took of our knightes [328]

As I past in pilgrimage by the Pount Tremble. [327]

That wrought me at Viterbo a vilany ones [326]

Til that I have vanquisht the Viscount of Rome [325]

In West Wales [322]

A! A! says the Welsh king; worshipped be Crist! [320]

For radness of no Roman that regnes in erthe [310]

For radness of no Roman that regnes in erthe [310]

Then the burlich berne of Bretain the Little [304]

I dare say for Scotland that we them scathe limped; [293]

When the Romans regned they ransound our elders [293]

That thus regnes at Rome [287]

That Crist was on crucified [285]

That eier was of Yngland and emperour of Rome [283]

That eier was of Yngland and emperour of Rome [283]

They covered the Capitol and cast down the walles [280]

I have title to take tribute of Rome; [275]

He asked me tyrauntly tribute of Rome [271]

Sir Cador of Cornwall to the king carpes [247]

Til all the rich on row [238]

Malvesy and Muskadell [236]

Sir Owghtreth on tother side [234]

There ne is prelate ne pope ne prince in this erthe [229]

There regned never such realtee within Rome walles! [228]

Reheted the Romans with real speche [221]

For he was deemed the doughtiest that dwelled in erthe. [219]

Vernage of Venice [204]

Vernage of Venice [204]

Rhenish wine and Rochelle [203]

Rhenish wine and Rochelle [203]

Osay and Algarde and other ynow [202]

Osay and Algarde and other ynow [202]

Then Claret and Crete clergially rennen [200]

Tartes of Turky [186]

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By resoun that the Romans were so rich holden [174]

For by the realtee of Rome [155]

Thou durst not for all Lumbardy look on him ones! [135]

We lenge with Sir Lucius [128]

The Romanes for radness rusht to the erthe [120]

The Romanes for radness rusht to the erthe [120]

In the regestre? of Rome [113]

For if thou flee into Fraunce or Frisland other [110]

For if thou flee into Fraunce or Frisland other [110]

Though thou for reddour of Rome run to the erthe! [109]

Brin Bretain the brode and britten thy knightes [106]

Why thou art rebel to Rome and rentes them with-holdes! [103]

In the kidd Capitoil before the king selven [96]

That thou be redy at Rome with all thy Round Table [93]

Sir Lucius Iberius [86]

So come in sodenly a senatour of Rome [80]

Made in mid-winter in tho West Marches! [77]

Then after at Carlisle a Christenmass he holdes [64]

That Caerlion was called [61]

In Glamorgan with glee there gladship was ever [59]

Sways into Swaldie with his snell houndes [57]

Sithen went into Wales with his wyes all [56]

In Bretain the brodder [55]

Fro Swynne unto Swetherwike [47]

Fro Swynne unto Swetherwike [47]

Denmark he dressed all by drede of himselven [46]

Of Almaine [45]

Of Almaine [45]

Of Navarre and Norway and Normandy eek [44]

Of Navarre and Norway and Normandy eek [44]

Of Navarre and Norway and Normandy eek [44]

Of Overgne and Anjou [42]

Of Overgne and Anjou [42]

Of Valence and Vienne [41]

Of Valence and Vienne [41]

Of Poitiers and Provence he was prince holden; [40]

Of Poitiers and Provence he was prince holden; [40]

Touraine and Toulouse with towres full high [39]

Touraine and Toulouse with towres full high [39]

Bayonne and Bourdeaux he belded full fair [38]

Bayonne and Bourdeaux he belded full fair [38]

Guienne and Gothland and Grace the rich [37]

Guienne and Gothland and Grace the rich [37]

Guienne and Gothland and Grace the rich [37]

Burgoigne and Brabaunt and Bretain the less [36]

Burgoigne and Brabaunt and Bretain the less [36]

Burgoigne and Brabaunt and Bretain the less [36]

Holland and Hainault they held of him bothen [35]

Holland and Hainault they held of him bothen [35]

bothe Flaunders and Fraunce free til himselven [34]

bothe Flaunders and Fraunce free til himselven [34]

And Wales of war he won at his will [33]

Scathel Scotland by skill he skiftes as him likes [32]

Ireland utterly [31]

Argayle and Orkney and all these oute-iles [30]

Argayle and Orkney and all these oute-iles [30]

Of all that Uter in erthe ought in his time: [29]

Slogh Lucius the lithere that lord was of Rome [23]

That we may kaire til his court [6]

In this wretched world through virtuous living [5]
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