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The Thirteenth Century
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Ant thee we wolle thO ryht anon. Shalt thou never henne gon."o

Thy kyng lyhte ofo his stede, For thoO he hevede nede, Ant his gode fereno two. Mid y-wis, huem wes ful wo.o Swerdo hy gonneO gripe Ant togedere smyte. Hy smyten under shelde That hy somme y-felde. The kyng hade too fewe AgheynO so monie schrewe.o So feleo myhten etheo Bringe thre to dethe. The paynsO come to londe Ant nomeno hit ana honde. The folk hy gonne quelleO Ant cherches for to felle. Ther ne myhteO libbe The fremedeo ne the sibbeo BoteO he isO lawe forsake Ant to huereo toke.