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Friar Gastkin woe thou be
Against over-wandering friars, with music ‘quod Raff Drake’ — seven quatrains
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 444.
Subjects: friars, criticism/satire of
Versification: — four-line — abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal Appendix 58, ff. 24v-25v
First Lines:
ffrere gastkyn wo þou be
qui manes hic in patria…
Last Lines:
…for all shuche freres schold byde at home
Attributed Author: Quod Raff drake (f. 25v)
Editions:
Rimbault, Edward Francis. A Little Book of Songs and Ballads. London: J. R. Smith, 1851: 35.
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 268.