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He bore him up he bore him down
A Corpus Christi carol — six couplets and burden: ‘Lulley lulley lulley lulley / The fawcon hath born my mak away’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 530.
Subjects: carols, of the Eucharist; Corpus Christi
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 3521
First Lines:
He bare hym vp he bare hym down
He bare hym in to an orchard brown…
Last Lines:
…& by þat beddis side þer stondith a ston
Corpus Christi wretyn þer on
Explicit
Facsimiles:
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University: Facsimile of Oxford, Balliol MS 354. (http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=balliol&manuscript=ms354).
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts….” Anglia 26 (1903): 94-285: 175.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 142.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 148.
Dyboski, R., ed. Songs, Carols and Other Miscellaneous Poems from Balliol MS. 354, Richard Hill’s Commonplace Book. EETS e.s. 101 (1908); repr. 1984: 103.
Gilchrist, Annie G. “Over Yonder’s a Park.” Journal of the Folk-Song Society 4 (1914): 52-62: 53.
Cook, Albert Stanburrough. A Literary Middle English Reader. Boston and New York: Ginn, 1915: 440.
Greg, Walter Wilson. “From Manuscript to Print.” Review of English Studies 13 (1937): 190-205: 88.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 221; 1977, 195-6.
Rickert, Edith, ed. Ancient English Christmas Carols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1910: 193.
Williams, Charles. The New Book of English Verse. New York: Macmillan, 1936: 112.
Niles, John Jacob. The Anglo-American Carol Study Book. New York: Schirmer, 1948: 35.
Segar, Mary Gertrude, ed. A Mediaeval Anthology. London, NY: Longmans, Green, 1915: 35-6.
Greene, Richard Leighton. “The Meaning of the Corpus Christi Carol.” Medium Ævum 29 (1960): 10-21: 10-11 (with 3 trad. versions).
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever. English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages. Oxford History of English Literature. Oxford: Clarendon, 1945: 111.
Mason, Harold Andrew. Humanism and Poetry in the Early Tudor Period. London: Routledge and Paul, 1959: 146.
Greene, Richard Leighton, ed. A Selection of English Carols. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 128.
Speirs, John. Medieval English Poetry: the non-Chaucerian Tradition. London: Faber, 1957: 76-7.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 272.
Stevick, Robert D., ed. One Hundred Middle English Lyrics. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964: 171.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 524.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 108.
Tydeman, William, ed. English Poetry 1400-1580. London: Heinemann, 1970: 53.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 221.
Gray, Douglas. The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1985: 173-4.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 155-6; 269-70.