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Have good day my leman
A fragment of a popular song, written in the margin of the Red Book of Ossory
Subjects: popular verses



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Representative Church Body Library, Dublin D11.1.2 [olim Kilkenny, St Canice’s Library; Red Book of Ossory], f. 72va
Transcription:
Haue god day my leman…
Editions:
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Tenth Report, Appendix, Part V: The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, The Earl of Fingall, The Corporations of Waterford, Galway, etc. (1885): 245.
Graves, James. “English and Norman Songs of the Fourteenth Century.” Notes and Queries 1st ser. 2 (1850): 385-6: 385.
Seymour, St. John Delincourt. Anglo-Irish Literature, 1200-1582. Cambridge: at the UP, 1929; and several repr: 97.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: cxviii.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. “More Lost Literature in Old and Middle English.” Leeds Studies in English 5 (1936): 1-49: 40.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 188.
Stemmler, Theo. The Latin Hymns of Richard Ledrede. Poetria Mediaevalis 1. Mannheim: Publications of the English Department, 1975: 112, 44.