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Sloane 2593 f. 26v Text page with 'Sir Peny' and a Pedlar's carol
Text page with 'Sir Peny' and a Pedlar's carol
Description: ‘Sir Peny’, a poem of five quatrains (aaab) and burden, ‘Go bet peny go bet go / For ţou mat makyn bothe frynd & fo’, beginning, 'Penny is an hardy knight'; the first 3 lines of a Pedlar’s carol of four quatrains (abab) and burden, ‘We ben chapmen ly?t of fote / ţe fowle weyis for to fle’, beginning, 'We bearen about none cats skins'. 
Origin: England, E. (?Bury St Edmunds) 


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