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THE TURNAMENT OP TOTENHAM. 103
The turnament of Totenham have I in mynde ; Hit were harme sich hardynesse were holdyn behynde, In story as we rede                                           t
Off Hawkyn, of Harry, Off Tymkyn, of Tyrry, Off thaym that were duzty And hardy in dede.
Hit befel in Totenham on a dere day,                   10
Ther was made a shurtyng be the hye way ; Thider come alle the men of that contray, Off Hisselton, of Hygate, and of Hakenay, And alle the swete swynkers: Ther hoppyd Hawkyn,                                        «
Ther dawnsid Dawkyn, Ther trumpyd Tymkyn,
And [all] were true drynkers.
Tille the day was gon and evesong paste, That thai shulde reckyn thaire skot and thaire counts caste:                                                     20
Perkyn the potter in to the prees paste, And seid, " Rondill the refe, a dozter thu haste, Tibbe thi dere. Therfor fayne wete wolde I,
18. sic MS. Harl. according to Percy. 24-27. MS. Harl.
Therfor faine wyt wold I,
Whych of all thys bachelery







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