Durham Cathedral Archives

DCD Registrum Parvum IV

A large quarto-size register of priory business transacted by the prior principally between 1484 and 1519, in chaplains' formal secretary hands, 215 leaves of vellum, in modern half blue morroco. Among the Durham Dean and Chapter Muniments, formerly in Prior's Kitchen.

ff. 176v-7r

HaS 3: Stephen Hawes, An Elegy on the Death of Henry VII. (‘O wauering Worlde all Wrapped in Wretchidnes’)

Copy. c.1509.

Edited from this MS and attributed to Hawes in G.V. Scammell and H.L. Rogers, ‘An Elegy on Henry VII’, RES, NS 8 (1957), 167-70.

First published [c.1509]. Edited in Poetical Works of John Skelton, ed. Alexander Dyce (London, 1843), II, 399-400.