The Bruce, Or, The Book of the Most Excellent and Noble Prince, Robert de Broyss, King of Scots: Books XIV-XX. How the good wife taught her daughter. A dietary, by John Lydgate. Notes. Glossary

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Walter William Skeat
Society, 1894 - Scotland
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Page 265 - After a short time, Bruce, who was looking out anxiously for the enemy, saw a body of English cavalry trying to get into Stirling from the eastward. This was the Lord Clifford, who, with a chosen body of eight hundred horse, had been detached to relieve the castle. " See, Randolph," said the king to his nephew, "there is a rose fallen from your chaplet.
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Page 215 - Harl. 116, fol. 166; MS. Oxon. Bernard. 1479 ; MS. Rawl. Oxon. C. 86 ; MS. Arund. 168 ; MS. Sloan. 775 ; and MS. Sloan. 3534, which contains a Latin version. Ritson has inserted this in his list of Lydgate's works in two places, under Nos. 55 and 61.
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