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Madame sith ye have entered the gates of policy
‘The speche of Noblesse’ at the pageant celebrating the marriage of Prince Arthur and Princess Catharine — four stanzas rhyme royal
Title(s): ‘The speche of Noblesse’
Subjects: Arthur, prince of Wales; Catherine of Aragon; pageant verses; occasional verse
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vitellius A.XVI, ff. 186v-187
First Lines:
Madame sith ye haue entred the gates of pollycy
And the presence approched of me noblesse…
Last Lines:
…To come to honour therfore I shall provide
That vertue to honour shall be your guyde
Attributed Title: The spech of Noblesse within the said Castell (f. 186v)