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Hoccleve I will it to thee knowen be
Thomas Hoccleve, Lady Money’s scornful answer to his petition — a roundel in twenty-four lines
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): Lady Money’s scornful answer to his petition
Subjects: money
Versification: — roundel



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz], ff. 52-52v
First Lines:
Hoccleue I wole it to thee knowen be
I lady moneie of the world goddesse
Þat haue al thyng vndir my buxumnesse
Nat sette by thy pleynte risshes three
Myn hy might haddest thow in no cheertee
Whyle I was in thy slipir sikirnesse…
Last Lines:
…My golden heed akith for thy lewdnesse
Go poore wrecche who settith aght by thee
Note: Preceded by 6204 and followed by 4193.
Attributed Title: La response (f. 52); Cy ensuent trois chaunceons lune conpleynante a la dame monoie et lautre La response dele a cellui qui se conpleynt & la tierce la commendacion de ma dame (f. 51v)
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Gollanz, Israel, ed. “Three Chansons of Hoccleve.” The Academy 41 (1892): 542: 1.542.
Gollancz, Israel, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 2. EETS e.s. 73 (1925); repr. with 61, 1970: 36-7.
Hammond, Eleanor Prescott. English Verse between Chaucer and Surrey. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1927: 68.