The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Henry Hotspur hath a halt
A children’s rhyme including reference to Henry (Hotspur) Percy —
Subjects: Percy, Henry
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3309 [olim Castle Howard]
, p. 204
Henry Haitspours haith a halt
And he is falling lame
Phesite for that falt
Sweares he was not to blame
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