Prinsesse

Prinsesse
Kejserinde

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), forskelle, der skyldes orddeliger (f.eks: "toforne" og "to forne"), 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

Dethe to the Lady of gret astate Mors ad Reginam
Trinity

Dethe Death speaketh to the Lady of gret astate Princesse.
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Come forth a-noon / my lady & Princesse

Come forth a noon/ my lady & good Princesse
Trinity, Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Ȝe most al-so / go vp-on this daunce

Ȝe most muste al so/ go vp on this daunce
Selden

Ȝe most must al so/ go vp on opon this daunce
Trinity

Ȝe most must al so/ go gon vp on this daunce
Tottel

Ȝe most must al so/ go vp on gon upon this daunce
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Nowt mai a-vaile / ȝowre grete straungenesse

Nowt Not mai a vaile/ ȝowre ȝoure grete straungenesse
Selden

Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre auayle your grete straungenesse
Trinity

Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete auayle your great straungenesse
Tottel

Nowt Nought mai a vaile/ ȝowre grete your great straungenesse
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Nowther ȝowre beaute / ne ȝowre grete plesaunce

Nowther ȝowre beaute/ Nooþer ȝoure beute/ ne ȝowre ȝoure grete plesaunce
Selden

Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neyþer your bewte nor your grete plesaunce
Trinity

Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Nether your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasaunce,
Tottel

Nowther ȝowre beaute/ ne ȝowre Neither your beauty nor your grete plesaunce pleasance,
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Ȝowre riche a-rai / ne ȝowre daliaunce

Ȝowre Ȝoure riche a rai/ ne ȝowre ȝoure daliaunce
Selden

Ȝowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre nor your daliaunce
Trinity

Ȝowre Your riche a rai/ ne ȝowre nother your daliaunce
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

That somme-tyme cowde / so many holde on honde

That somme tyme svmtyme/ cowde/ so many holde on an honde
Selden

That somme tyme whylom cowde/ so many holde on in honde
Trinity

That somme tyme cowde/ whylom couth so many holde on in honde
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

In loue / for al ȝowre dowble variaunce

In loue/ for al ȝowre dowble ȝoure double variaunce
Selden, Tottel

In loue/ for al ȝowre dowble your dobyll variaunce
Trinity

In loue/ love for al ȝowre dowble your double variaunce
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Ȝe mote as now / this foting vnderstonde.

Ȝe mote as now/ this foting vnderstonde. vndirstonde
Selden

Ȝe mote must as now/ this foting vnderstonde. vndyrstond
Trinity

Ȝe mote as now/ this foting vnderstonde. understond.
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Prinsesse

The Lady answereth

The Lady answereth answerith
Selden

The Lady answereth Responsio Regine
Trinity

The Lady answereth Princesse maketh aunswere.
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Allas I see / ther is noon other bote

Allas I see/ ther is noon other othir bote
Selden

Dethe hathe yn erthe / no ladi ne maiestresse

Dethe hathe yn erthe/ no ladi ne maiestresse maistresse
Selden

Dethe hathe yn erthe/ no ladi ne maiestresse nor masteras
Trinity

Dethe hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor maistres,
Tottel

Dethe Death hathe yn erthe/ earth no ladi ne maiestresse nor mastres,
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

And on his daunce / ȝitte moste I nedes fote

And on his daunce/ ȝitte moste muste I nedes nedis fote
Selden

And on his þe daunce/ ȝitte moste yet must I nedes nedys fote
Trinity

And on his this daunce/ ȝitte moste yet mot I nedes fote
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

For ther [n]is quene / Countesse ne duchesse

For ther [n]is quene/ Countesse qwene contesse ne duchesse
Selden

For ther [n]is ys quene/ Countesse ne duchesse
Trinity

For ther [n]is quene/ Countesse ne duchesse dutchesse,
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Flouryng in beaute / ne yn feirnesse

Flouryng in beaute/ bounte/ ne yn feirnesse fairnesse
Selden

Flouryng Flowryng in beaute/ ne bounte nor yn feirnesse her fayrenes
Trinity

Flouryng in beaute/ ne bountie nor yn feirnesse her fayrenes,
Tottel

Flouryng in beaute/ ne bounty nor yn feirnesse her fayrness
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

That she of dethe / mote dethes trace sewe

That But she of dethe/ mote dethes trace must passe þe passage sewe
Trinity

That she shode of dethe/ Death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage.
Tottel

That she shooe of dethe/ death mote dethes trace sewe passe the passage,
Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

For to ȝowre beaute / & counterfete fresshnesse

For to ȝowre beaute/ (oure) bewte/ & counterfete countirfeet fresshnesse
Selden

For to ȝowre When our beaute/ & counterfete fresshnesse fayrenes
Trinity

For to ȝowre beaute/ When our beautie & counterfete fresshnesse counterfeit fairnes
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818

Owre rympled age / seithe farewel adiewe.

Owre (Oure) rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe. fare wele a dewe
Selden

Owre rympled Our rymplid age/ seithe farewel adiewe. a dewe
Trinity

Owre Dieth, adue then our rympled age/ seithe farewel adiewe.
Tottel, Dugdale-1658, Dugdale-monasticon, Dugdale-1718, Dugdale-1818


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