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An early 15th‐cent. poem in 1,380 lines of eight‐line stanzas rhyming on alternate lines, of Wycliffite sympathies. It was (improbably, on stylistic grounds) attibuted to Chaucer and included in earlier editions of his works. It was relegated by Skeat to the seventh volume of his Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1897), among the ‘Chaucerian and other Pieces’.

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