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Friar Thomas Stanfield
John Crophill’s Loving Cups, an alewives’ poem — eight 8-line stanzas with a concluding 6-line stanza
Author(s): John Crophill
Subjects: drinking songs
Versification: — eight-line, six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 1735, ff. 48-49
First Lines:
ffrere Tomas Stanfelde
God al megthete hem It ȝelde…
Last Lines:
…Scharyte most com be hend
And ellys wyll nought be þi frend
Note: Folio number reflects the most recent foliation.
Attributed Author: my name is crophill (f. 49, part of the poem); quod Iohn Crophill (f. 49)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “John Crophill’s Ale-Pots.” Review of English Studies n.s. 20 (1969): 182-9: 188.