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DIMEV 1578
God save King Harry our noble king
Prayer for Henry VIII, and against Cardinal Wolsey — ten 8-line stanzas in couplets
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 484; see also 1579 and 1580.
Subjects: prayers, special occasions; Henry VIII, prayers for; clergy, criticism/satire of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252, f. 156-156v
First Lines:
God save hyng harry owr nobyll kyng
And all þat kyn to hym lovyng…
Last Lines:
…I dar not write vndr my name
ffor fere to have to myche blame
Attributed Title: Of the Cardnell Wolse (f. 156)
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 102-4.