Libelle of Englyshe Polycye

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A political poem written c.1436, in which the author exhorts his countrymen to regard the sea as the source of national strength, discusses commercial relations with other countries, and urges the importance of retaining Ireland, Calais, and Wales. The poem was included by Hakluyt, and it has been doubtfully attributed to Adam Moleyns or Molyneaux (d. 1450).

Subjects: Literature.

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