minstrel: An early naval ballad

Ellen Rawson silme13 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 24 02:01:42 PDT 2008


--- Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com> wrote:


> 
> The primary source is "in a manuscript of the time
> of Henry VI. in the
> library of Trinity College, Cambridge, R. iii. 19."

The following source agrees with the above, but goes
on to state "containing Poems chiefly by Lydgate and
Chaucer, written in the reign of Henry VI. on paper".
Okay, of course, Chaucer was dead before Henry VI, but
Lydgate is a possibility. ;)

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=ta49L88Fmc4C&pg=PA2-IA6&lpg=PA2-IA6&dq=%22Men+may+leve+all+gamys%22+chaucer&source=web&ots=uC_ZPlHUTm&sig=EhZNIN1xvRygO6ek7OT_nltJN4E&hl=en

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