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Hop hop Willikin hop Willikin
A fragment of an English song ascribed to the Flemish soldiers under the Duke of Leicester (1173) but probably a later dance-burden
Subjects: songs, popular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 14 C.VII, f. 64
Transcription:
hoppe hoppe Wilekin hoppe Wilekin
Engelond is min ant tin
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Madden, Frederick, ed. Matthaei Parisiensis, Monachi Sancti Albani, Historia Anglorum, sive ut vulgo dicitur, Historia Minor…. 3 vols. Rolls Series 44 (1866-69); repr. Kraus, 1970: 1.381.
Friedman, Albert B. “Medieval Popular Satire in Matthew Paris.” Modern Language Notes 74 (1959): 673-8: 673.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 19209. Paris, Matthew, Angli Historia Major, R. Wulfium, 1571
Editions:
Lambarde, William. Dictionarium Angliae Topographicum & Historicum. London: Gyle, 1730: 36.
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Ancient Songs and Ballads from the Reign of King Henry the Second to the Revolution. 2 vols. London, 1877; first published 1790; ed. William Carew Hazlitt : xxxv.
Wright, Thomas. Essays on Subjects Connected with the Literature, Popular Superstitions, and History of England in the Middle Ages. London: J. R. Smith, 1846: 2.260.
Royster, James F. “English Tags in Matthew of Paris.” Modern Language Review 4 (1908-09): 509-10: 510.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. “More Lost Literature in Old and Middle English.” Leeds Studies in English 5 (1936): 1-49: 45.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. Early Middle English Literature. London: Methuen, 1939, 1951: 270.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 207.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: xxxiv; 1977, xlix.