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God that shaped both sea and sand
The House of Stanley: Bosworth Field — 656 lines in quatrains
Note: A late variant of 1605; for a later variant, c. 1605, cf. London, British Library Harley 542, ff. 31a-33v.
Title(s): Bosworth Field
Subjects: Stanley, family history; historical poems
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, p. 434
First Lines:
God that shope both sea and land
& ffor all creatures dyed…
Editions:
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 235-59.