Tuesday, 5 August 2008
An Eagle for an Emperor .............,
a Gyrfalcon for a King,
a Peregrine for a Prince,
a Saker for a Knight,
a Merlin for a Lady,
a Goshawk for a Yeoman,
a Sparrowhawk for a Priest,
a Musket for a Holy water Clerk,
a Kestrel for a Knave..............
Selected from the Boke of St Albans, 1486, and a Harleian manuscript.
Published in a Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines.
Posted by the red herring at 01:09