The Rowley Poems - NOTES TO ELINOURE AND JUGA.

NOTES TO ELINOURE AND JUGA.

1. Rudborne, (in Saxon, red-water), a River near Saint Albans, famous for the battles there fought between the Houses of Lancaster and York Back.
2. bementynge, lamenting. Back.
3. morthynge, murdering. Back.
4. acroole, faintly. Back.
5. lemed, glistened. Back.
6. dernie plainte, sad complaint. Back.
7. dyghte, arrayed, or cased. Back.
8. inhild, infuse. Back.
9. joice, juice. Back.
10. levynde, blasted. Back.
11. forletten, forsaken. Back.
12. mitches, ruins. Back.
13. fryghte, fear. Back.
14. lethale, deadly or deathboding. Back.
15. miskinette, a small bagpipe. Back.
16. lessel, in a confined sense, a bush or hedge, though sometimes used as a forest. Back.
17. chyrche glebe, church-yard. Back.
18. lecture, relate. Back.
19. mokie, black. Back.
20. leden, decreasing. Back.
21. Seleyness, happiness. Back.
22. limed, glassy. Back.
23. linche, bank. Back.
24. mees, meeds. Back.
25. Distraughte, distracted. Back.

 

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