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DIMEV 1453
IMEV 870
NIMEV 870
Freshest of colour and most amiable
A plea to his mistress — a roundel
Note: Cf. 5970.
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; roundels



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.20 (600), p. 373
First Lines:
ffresshest of colour and moste amyable
Consider þe my peyne and beoþe merciable…
Last Lines:
…þane letteþe þis compleynt in your hert synk
Suffre þe not my trouþe to eoude þus gerdonlesse
Attributed Title: Roundell
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 159.