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IMEV 1444.5
NIMEV Dunbar
Illustre Lodovick of France most christian king
William Dunbar, Elegy on the death of Bernard Stewart, Lord of Aubigny — four 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘For he is gone the flour of chevalrie’
Note: Cf. 4468.
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): Elegy on the death of Bernard Stewart, Lord of Aubigny
Subjects: Stewart, Bernard, lord of Aubigny; elegies
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 6v-7
First Lines:
Illuster Lodouick of france most cristin king
Thow may complain with sighis lamentable…
Last Lines:
…fforȝett we neuir into our orisoun
To pray for him þe flour of chavelrie
Attributed Author: Quod dunbar (f. 7)
Editions:
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1.133.
Paterson, James. The Works of William Dunbar. Edinburgh: Stillie, 1863: 271.
Small, John, Ae. James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill, and Walter Gregor, eds. The Poems of William Dunbar. 5 pts. Scottish Text Society 2, 4, 16, 21, 29. Edinburgh, 1884-93: 2.63.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 2.96-7.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 3.97-9.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 153-4.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 2.54-5.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 133-4.