Prinsesse

Prinsesse
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Her er teksten fra Ellesmere-manuskriptet. der sammenlignes linie for linie med de andre kendte kilder.

I denne sammenligning ignorerer vi tegnsætning, accenter, store bogstaver, dobbelte bogstaver, slut-e (og e før slut-s), og forskelle, der skyldes ombytning af aun/an og cion/cyon/tion..

Sletninger er markeret med rødt, og tilføjelser med grønt. Med andre ord stammer de røde fra Ellesmere-manuskriptet.

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Dethe to the Lady of gret astate

TottelDethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princesse.
Dugdale-1658Dethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princess.
Dugdale-monasticonDethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princess.
Dugdale-1718Dethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princess.
Dugdale-1818Dethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princess.
 

Come forth a-noon / my lady & Princesse

SeldenCome forth a noon/ anone/ my lady & Princesse
TottelCome forth a noon/ anon, my lady & good Princesse
Dugdale-1658Come forth a noon/ anon my lady & good Princesse
Dugdale-monasticonCome forth a noon/ anon my lady & good Princesse
Dugdale-1718Come forth a noon/ anon my lady & good Princesse
Dugdale-1818Come forth a noon/ anon my lady & good Princesse
 

Ȝe most al-so / go vp-on this daunce

SeldenȜe most al so/ muste also/ go vp on this daunce
TottelȜe most al so/ go vp on must also gon vpon this daunce
Dugdale-1658Ȝe most al so/ go vp on must also gon upon this daunce
Dugdale-monasticonȜe most al so/ go vp on must also gon upon this daunce
Dugdale-1718Ȝe most al so/ go vp on must also gon upon this daunce
Dugdale-1818Ȝe most al so/ go vp on must also gon upon this daunce
 

Nowt mai a-vaile / ȝowre grete straungenesse

SeldenNowt Not mai a vaile/ ȝowre availle/ ȝoure grete straungenesse
TottelNowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete auayle your great straungenesse
Dugdale-1658Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete avayle your great straungenesse
Dugdale-monasticonNowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete avayle your great straungenesse
Dugdale-1718Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete avayle your great straungenesse
Dugdale-1818Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete avayle your great straungenesse
 

Nowther ȝowre beaute / ne ȝowre grete plesaunce

SeldenNowther ȝowre beaute/ Nooþer ȝoure beute/ ne ȝowre ȝoure grete plesaunce
TottelNowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Nether your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasaunce,
Dugdale-1658Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neither your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasance,
Dugdale-monasticonNowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neither your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasance,
Dugdale-1718Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neither your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasance,
Dugdale-1818Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neither your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasance,
 

Ȝowre riche a-rai / ne ȝowre daliaunce

SeldenȜowre Ȝoure riche a rai/ aray/ ne ȝowre ȝoure daliaunce
TottelȜowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre aray, nother your daliaunce
Dugdale-1658Ȝowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre aray nother your daliaunce
Dugdale-monasticonȜowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre aray nother your daliaunce
Dugdale-1718Ȝowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre aray nother your daliaunce
Dugdale-1818Ȝowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre aray nother your daliaunce
 

That somme-tyme cowde / so many holde on honde

SeldenThat somme tyme svmtyme/ cowde/ so many holde on an honde
TottelThat somme tyme cowde/ whylom couth so many holde on in honde
Dugdale-1658That somme tyme cowde/ whilom couth so many holde on in honde
Dugdale-monasticonThat somme tyme cowde/ whilom couth so many holde on in honde
Dugdale-1718That somme tyme cowde/ whilom couth so many holde on in honde
Dugdale-1818That somme tyme cowde/ whilom couth so many holde on in honde
 

In loue / for al ȝowre dowble variaunce

SeldenIn loue/ for al ȝowre dowble ȝoure double variaunce
TottelIn loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
Dugdale-1658In loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
Dugdale-monasticonIn loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
Dugdale-1718In loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
Dugdale-1818In loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
 

Ȝe mote as now / this foting vnderstonde.

SeldenȜe mote as now/ this foting vnderstonde. vndirstonde

Prinsesse

 

The Lady answereth

SeldenThe Lady answereth answerith
TottelThe Lady answereth Princesse maketh aunswere.
Dugdale-1658The Lady answereth Princess maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-monasticonThe Lady answereth Princess maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1718The Lady answereth Princess maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1818The Lady answereth Princess maketh aunswer.
 

Allas I see / ther is noon other bote

SeldenAllas I see/ ther is noon other othir bote
 

Dethe hathe yn erthe / no ladi ne maiestresse

SeldenDethe hathe yn erthe/ no ladi ne maiestresse maistresse
TottelDethe hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor maistres,
Dugdale-1658Dethe Death hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor mastres,
Dugdale-monasticonDethe Death hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor mastres,
Dugdale-1718Dethe Death hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor Mastres,
Dugdale-1818Dethe Death hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor mastres,
 

And on his daunce / ȝitte moste I nedes fote

SeldenAnd on his daunce/ ȝitte moste muste I nedes nedis fote
TottelAnd on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
Dugdale-1658And on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
Dugdale-monasticonAnd on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
Dugdale-1718And on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
Dugdale-1818And on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
 

For ther [n]is quene / Countesse ne duchesse

SeldenFor ther [n]is quene/ Countesse qwene contesse ne duchesse
TottelFor ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse dutchesse,
Dugdale-1658For ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse dutchess,
Dugdale-monasticonFor ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse Dutchess,
Dugdale-1718For ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse Dutchess,
Dugdale-1818For ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse Dutchess,
 

Flouryng in beaute / ne yn feirnesse

SeldenFlouryng in beaute/ bounte/ ne yn feirnesse fairnesse
TottelFlouryng in beaute/ ne bountie nor yn feirnesse her fayrenes,
Dugdale-1658Flouryng in beaute/ ne bounty nor yn feirnesse her fayrness
Dugdale-monasticonFlouryng in beaute/ ne bounty, nor yn feirnesse her fayrness
Dugdale-1718Flouryng in beaute/ ne bounty, nor yn feirnesse her fayrness
Dugdale-1818Flouryng in beaute/ ne bounty, nor yn feirnesse her fayrness
 

That she of dethe / mote dethes trace sewe

TottelThat she shode of dethe/ Death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage.
Dugdale-1658That she shooe of dethe/ death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage,
Dugdale-monasticonThat she shooe of dethe/ death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage,
Dugdale-1718That she shooe of dethe/ death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage,
Dugdale-1818That she shooe of dethe/ death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage,
 

For to ȝowre beaute / & counterfete fresshnesse

SeldenFor to ȝowre beaute/ (oure) bewte/ & counterfete countirfeet fresshnesse
TottelFor to ȝowre beaute/ When our beautie & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairnes
Dugdale-1658For to ȝowre beaute/ When our beautie & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairnesse
Dugdale-monasticonFor to ȝowre beaute/ When our beauty & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairness
Dugdale-1718For to ȝowre beaute/ When our beauty & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairness
Dugdale-1818For to ȝowre beaute/ When our beauty & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairness
 

Owre rympled age / seithe farewel adiewe.

SeldenOwre (Oure) rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe. fare wele a dewe
TottelOwre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.
Dugdale-1658Owre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.
Dugdale-monasticonOwre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.
Dugdale-1718Owre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.
Dugdale-1818Owre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.

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