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Gallant pride thy father is dead
A song of a merry gentleman — ten quatrains (aaab) and burden (?) repeated again at end: ‘Huff a galawnt vylabele / Thus syngeth galawntes in here revele’
Subjects: carols, convivial
Versification: — four-line, two-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 34 (SC 14528), f. 4v
First Lines:
Galawnt pride thy father ys dede
Thow hast hym robbyd as y rede…
Last Lines:
…And thy hanggyng pouche vp on thy narse
Thow art ful abyl to stele a horse
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James. “A Fifteenth Century Gallant.” Academy 50 (No. 1269, 29 August 1896): 146.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 138-9.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 248.