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DIMEV 1517
IMEV 912.5
NIMEV Dunbar
Gladeth thou Queen of Scottish region
William Dunbar, A compliment to Queen Margaret, c. 1506 — five eight-line stanzas with refrain: ‘Gladethe thoue Queyne of Scotish regioun‘
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): A compliment to Queen Margaret, c. 1506
Subjects: Margaret, queen of Scotland; occasional verse
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Archives Minute Book of Seisins ii, p. 460
First Lines:
Gladethe thoue queyne of Scottis regioun
ȝing tendir plaunt of plesand pulcritude…
Last Lines:
…fair gem of joy mergreit of þe I meyne
gladethe þoue queyne of Scottis Regioun
Note: Same page as 4495, below which is written ‘quod Dunbar’.
Editions:
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1 (Sup).281-2.
Bad Key: Small1884-93-93: 2.274-5.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 121-2.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 2.31.2.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 59-60.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 179-80.
Kinsley, James. William Dunbar, Poems. Oxford: Clarendon, 1958; repr. 1979: 304.