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DIMEV 1248
IMEV 753.8
NIMEV TM 394
Fair and discrete fresh womanly creature
A lover’s offer of service — nine lines
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 394; cf. 1249, 3743.
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — nine-line — aabaabbab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5665, ff. 72v-73
First Lines:
Fayre and discrete fresche wommanly figure…
Editions:
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder der Hs. Add. 5665 (Ritson’s Folio-MS).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 262-85: 280.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 342.