Alliterative Poem, on the Deposition of King Richard II Ricardi Maydiston de Concordia Inter Ric. II et Civitatem London

Alliterative Poem, on the Deposition of King Richard II Ricardi Maydiston de Concordia Inter Ric. II et Civitatem London

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Alliterative Poem, on the Deposition of King Richard II Ricardi Maydiston de Concordia Inter Ric. II et Civitatem London

Alliterative Poem, on the Deposition of King Richard II Ricardi Maydiston de Concordia Inter Ric. II et Civitatem London

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The following curious poem on the Deposition of Richard the Second is preserved in a paper manuscript in the Public Library of the University of Cambridge, where it is known by the shelf-mark Ll. 4. 14. The MS. itself seems to be of the beginning of the 15th century, and contains, 1. a copy of Piers Plowman; 2. the Poem now edited; 3. a treatise of Arithmetic in English prose; 4. a treatise "of Philosophie and Astronomye," also in English prose; 5. the Arguments of the Psalms, in Latin Distiches; 6. a Collection of Latin Aphorisms turned into English verse; 7. a Short Glossary to Piers Plowman; 8. a copy of the singular Poem of Piers of Fulham . . .

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