The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 396
Fairness and young blood
Love lyric — one quatrain, or two couplets
Author(s): John Bristow (?)
Subjects: youth, folly of
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 8 C.XII
, f. 1v1
ffayrnes and yong blood mony folke and muche good
ffor dothe ofte that
þow ne kan know what thyng þat ys
Note: Written by the hand of John Bristow.
Warner, Sir George Frederic, and Julius P. Gilson, eds.
Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the old Royal and King’s
4 vols. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1921: 1.238.