The Rowley Poems - NOTES TO GODDWYN

NOTES TO GODDWYN

1. whylomme, of old, formerly. Back.
2. pensmenne, writers, historians. Back.
3. moke, much. Back.
4. ungentle, inglorious. Back.
5. benymmyng, bereaving. Back.
6. faie, faith. Back.
7. unliart, unforgiving. Back.
8. divinistres,divines, clergymen, monks. Back.
9. hallie, holy. Back.
10. wurche, work. Back.
11. ne, not. Back.
12. aucthoure, author. Back.
13. albeytte, though, notwithstanding. Back.
14. clergyon, clerk, or clergyman. Back.
15. entyn, even. Back.
16. mote, might. Back.
17. champyon, challenge. Back.
18. loverde, lord. Back.
19. foemen, foes, enemies. Back.
20. isrete, devour, destroy. Back.
21. batten, fatten. Back.
22. agreme, grievance; a sense of it. Back.
23. blyn, cease, be still. Back.
24. aledge, idly. Back.
25. betrassed, deceived, imposed on. Back.
26. syke, so. Back.
27. burlie, fury, anger, rage. Back.
28. depeyncte, paint, display. Back.
29. spryte, soul. Back.
30. stringe, strong. Back.
31. ugsome, terrible. Back.
32. rou, horrid, grim. Back.
33. smethynge, smoking, bleeding. Back.
34. efte, oft. Back.
35. chefes, heat, rashness. Back.
36. rede, counsel, wisdom. Back.
37. breme, strength, also strong. Back.
38. shemrynge, taudry, glimmering. Back.
39. foulke, people. Back.
40. shap, fate, destiny. Back.
41. fetelie, nobly. Back.
42. calke, cast. Back.
43. croche, cross, from crouche, a cross. Back.
44. dareygne, attempt, or endeavour. Back.
45. unburled, unarmed. Back.
46. undelievre, unactive. Back.
47. unespryte, unspirited. Back.
48. thyk, such. Back.
49. adented, fastened, annexed. Back.
50. prowess, might, power. Back.
51. gite, mantle, or robe. Back.
52. argent, white, alluding to the arms of Kent, a horse saliant, argent. Back.
53. forstraughteynge, distracting. Back.
54. wanhope, despair. Back.
55. blethe, bleed. Back.
56. alyse, allow. Back.
57. ethe, ease. Back.
58. trone, throne. Back.
59. pyghte, pluck. Back.
60. beseies, becomes. Back.
61. leegefolcke, subjects. Back.
62. contekes, contentions, complaints. Back.
63. acheke, choke. Back.
64. mokie, dark, cloudy. Back.
65. astende, astonish. Back.
66. hancelled, cut off, destroyed. Back.
67. hyndes, slaves. Back.
68. battently, loud roaring. Back.
69. low, flame of fire. Back.
70. brende, burn, consume. Back.
71. hem, them. Back.
72. slea, slay. Back.
73. defayte, decay. Back.
74. aboune, make ready. Back.
75. empryze, enterprize. Back.
76. albeytte, notwithstanding. Back.
77. foemen, foes. Back.
78. dequace, mangle, destroy. Back.
79. semlykeene, beauty, countenance. Back.
80. anlace, an ancient sword. Back.
81. fhuir, fury. Back.
82. blyn, cease. Back.
83. leathal, deadly. Back.
84. mere, lake. Back.
85. upriste, swollen. Back.
86. hiltrene, hidden. Back.
87. unkend, unknown. Back.
88. beheste, command. Back.
89. lete, still. Back.
90. gule-steyncte, red-stained. Back.
91. brygandyne, a part of armour. Back.
92. adventayle, a part of armour. Back.
93. brede, broad. Back.
94. gare, cause. Back.
95. drites, rights, liberties. Back.
96. coupynge, cutting, mangling. Back.
97. caltysnyng, forbidding. Back.
98. gre, grow. Back.
99. brondeous, furious, Back.
100. slee, slay. Back.
101. breme, strength. Back.
102. bewryne, declare. Back.
103. anlace, sword. Back.
104. minster, monastery. Back.
105. dygner, more worthy. Back.
106. pyghte, pulled, plucked. Back.
107. brayed, displayed. Back.
108. super-hallie, over-righteous. Back.
109. reded, counselled, more wise. Back.
110. untentyff, uncareful, neglected. Back.
111. bete, bid, command. Back.
112. slea, slay. Back.
113. swythynne, presently. Back.
114. unplayte, explain. Back.
115. agrames, grievances. Back.
116. braunce, branch. Back.
117. mollock, wet, moist. Back.
118. gron, fen, moor. Back.
119. drented, drained. Back.
120. swolynge, swelling. Back.
121. owndes, waves. Back.
122. agrame, grievance. Back.
123. gemote, assemble. Back.
124. brede, broad. Back.
125. ybroched, horned. Back.
126. blaunch, white. Back.
127. dyghtes, decks. Back.
128. doughtiest, mightiest, most valiant. Back.
129. forslagen, slain. Back.
130. orrests, oversets. Back.
131. castle-stede, a castle. Back.
132. bewrecke, revenge. Back.
133. gare, cause. Back.
134. attenes, at once. Back.
135. crouched champyone, one who takes up the cross in order to fight against the Saracens. Back.
136. hallie, holy. Back.
137. geason, rare, extraordinary, strange. Back.
138. reyne, run, shot up. Back.
139. egederinge, assembling, gathering, Back.
140. brasteth, bursteth. Back.
141. chaper, dry, barren. Back.
142. mittee, mighty. Back.
143. sleene, slain. Back.
144. hele, help. Back.
145. loverde, lord. Back.
146. browded, embroidered; 'tis conjecturcd, embroidery was not used in England till Hen. II. Back.
147. trone, throne. Back.
148. bowkie, person, body. Back.
149. embowre, lodge. Back.
150. mancas, marks. Back.
151. leege-folcke, subjects. Back.
152. moke, much. Back.
153. dole, lamentation. Back.
154. asterte, neglected, or passed by. Back.
155. heste, require, ask. Back.
156. hallie, holy. Back.
157. hele, help. Back.
158. volundes, will. Back.
159. ystorven, dead. Back.
160. denwere, doubt. Back.
161. rele, waves. Back.
162. heaven-were, heaven-ward, or God-ward. Back.
163. ente, purse, used here probably as a treasury. Back.
164. dyspense, expence. Back.
165. receivure, receipt. Back.
166. eftesoones, soon. Back.
167. dispente, expended. Back.
168. mitte, a contraction of mighty. Back.
169. arace, divest. Back.
170. enalse, embrace. Back.
171. doughtyness, mightiness. Back.
172. rede, counsel. Back.
173. stedness, firmness, stedfastness. Back.
174. denwere, doubt, suspense. Back.
175. onknowalachynge, not knowing. Back.
176. marvelle, wonder. Back.
177. leege, homage, obeysance Back.
178. heie, they. Back.
179. glomb, frown. Back.
180. forslege, kill. Back.
181. curriedowe, flatterer. Back.
182. wite, reward. Back.
183. hallie, holy. Back.
184. hele, help. Back.
185. alise, allow. Back.
186. hamlettes, manors. Back.
187. alleyn, alone. Back.
188. assayled, endeavoured. Back.
189. acale, freeze. Back.
190. onflemed, undismayed. Back.
191. burled, armed, pointed. Back.
192. jeste, hoisted on high, raised. Back.
193. foemen, foes, enemies. Back.
194. flizze, fly. Back.
195. heafod, head. Back.
196. straught, stretched. Back.
197. alyche, like. Back.
198. twaie, two. Back.
199. brendynge, flaming. Back.
200. gronfyres, meteors. Back.
201. chastes, beats, stamps. Back.
202. scillye, closely. Back.
203. wympled, mantled, covered. Back.
204. gies, guides. Back.
205. burld, armed. Back.
206. arist, arose. Back.
207. heaulme, helmet. Back.

 

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