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In April and in May
Carmina: a Bele Aeliz poem — two quatrains abab and two lines, probably incomplete
Subjects: spring, poems of
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 609 (SC 754), f. 170v
First Lines:
In aprell and in May
when hartys be all mery…
Last Lines:
…She was nothyng dysmayd
Hyr cowntenance was ffull lygth
Editions:
Coxe, Henry Octavius. Catalogus Codices Laudiani. Oxon: e Typographeo academico, 1858: 432 (lines 1-8 only).
Frankis, P. J. “Two Minor French Lyric Forms in English.” Neuphilologische Mitteilun 60 (1959): 66-71: 70.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 212.