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For he is full young tender of age
John Audelay, ‘De rege nostro Henrico Sexto’ — sixteen quatrains (aaab) plus burden (bb): ‘A perles pryns to the we pray / Saue our kyng both nyght and day’
Author(s): John Audelay
Title(s): De rege nostro Henrico Sexto
Subjects: Henry VI; political poems
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), ff. 29rb-29va
First Lines:
ffore he is ful ȝong tender of age
Semele to se o bold corage…
Last Lines:
…ffor him schal wepe mone an e
þus prophecis þe blynd awdlay
Attributed Author: þe blynd awdlay (f. 29va)
Attributed Title: de rege nostro henrico sexto (f. 29rb)
Editions:
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard. The Poems of John Audelay. Percy Society 14. London: Richards, 1844: viii-x.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. “Fifteenth Century Carols by John Audelay.” Modern Language Review 5 (1910): 473-91: 488-90.
Whiting, Ella Keats, ed. John Audelay: The Poems. EETS o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 193-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 290-1; 1977, 258-9.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 108-10.