The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 405
Farewell that was my lief so dear
Humfrey Newton, his mistress gets a separation from her lover — three
Author(s): Humfrey Newton
Subjects: farewells, lovers’; lovers, absence/separation of
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne]
, f. 93vb
fare well þat was my lef so dere
& fro her that loued you
…& now to crist I you be take
to saue & kepe in whert
Robbins, Rossell Hope.
“The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.”
65 (1950): 249-81: 268.