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God prosper long our noble King
Chevy Chase, a broadside version of the Hunting of the Cheviot (5432), composed in the sixteenth century — 64 quatrains
Note: Found in many late collections of ballads.
Title(s): Chevy Chase; Hunting of the Cheviot
Subjects: hunting; ballads
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, pp. 188-191
Editions:
Percy, Thomas. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. 3 vols. London: J. Dodsley, 1765, and subsequent editions: 1.235.
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 2.7.
Child, Francis James. English and Scottish Ballads. 8 vols. in 4, forerunner of next entry. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, also Little, Brown, 1857-58 et seq: 7.43-58.
Child, Francis James. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. 5 vols. in 10 parts. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1882-98: no. 162, 3.311-14.
Sargent, Helen Child, and George Lyman Kittredge. English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Cambridge edition of the Poets. London: Harrap, 1904: 397-400.
Arber, Edward. The Dunbar Anthology, 1401-1508. London, New York: Frowde, 1901: 68-78.
Leach, Edward, ed. The Ballad Book. New York: Harper, 1955: 454-60.