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Aider of the poor and punisher of trespass
Elegy to King Edgar, attributed to ‘Henricus the histographer’, in
Part VI of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VI, cap. 194 — one stanza rhyme
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; elegies; kings of England
Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce
, Pynson, 1533
Ayder of the poore and punyssher of trespasse
The gyuer of worshyp
kyng Edgarre is now gone…
…Founder of temples of monkes stronge patrone
Oppresser of all
wrong & of iustyce guardone
Note: In Part VI, cap. 194.
Ellis, Sir Henry,
The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert
Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659).
London: Rivington, 1811: 199.