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For he is true
Be faithful in love — one 8-line stanza
Note: Following 3830.
Subjects: advice
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 19 A.III, f. 16v
Transcription:
For he is true
And will pursue
Attendaunce due
in Hir seruice
[Let] him not rue
his seruice true
Do that exchue
[erased]ce
Note: Transcription from Bennett (1962).
Editions:
Warner, Sir George Frederic, and Julius P. Gilson, eds. Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the old Royal and King’s Collections. 4 vols. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1921: 2.317.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 288.
Seaton, Ethel. Sir Richard Roos, c. 1410-1482: Lancastrian Poet. London: R. Hart-Davis, 1961: 114.
Bennett, Henry Stanley. “Review of Sir Richard Roos, c. 1410-1482. Lancastrian Poet, by Ethel Seaton.” Review of English Studies. n.s. 13 (1962): 174-8: 176.