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For thou art comen of good blood
A song of Freedom incorporated into a sermon by Nicholas Philip — three quatrains
Author(s): Friar Nicholas Philip
Subjects: sermons, verse in; money, use of
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 174
First Lines:
ffor þou art comen of good blood
or for art a riche man of good…
Last Lines:
…for but þou spendyte well er þou hoo
þi song for euer is well ay woe
Editions:
Pfander, Homer Garrison. “The Popular Sermon of the Medieval Friar in England.” Diss. New York University, 1937: 49.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 62.