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It was a squire of low degree
The Squyer of Lowe Degre — 1132 lines in couplets
Note: For a shorter version in 170 lines see London, British Library Addit. 27879, ff. 444-6, ed. Hales and Furnivall (1867), 3. 263.
Title(s): The Squyer of Lowe Degre
Subjects: romances
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, pp. 444-446
Editions:
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 3.263.
Mead, William Edward, ed. The Squyr of Lowe Degre.z Boston: Ginn, 1904.
Kooper, Eric, ed. Sentimental and Humorous Romances. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2006: 173-9.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 23111.5. [The Squire of Low Degree], [de Worde, 1520?]
Note: Fragments: lines 1-60, 301-420.
Editions:
Mead, William Edward, ed. The Squyr of Lowe Degre.z Boston: Ginn, 1904.
2.Source: STC 23112. The Squyr of Lowe Degre, Copland, [1560?]
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Ancient English Metrical Romances. 3 vols. London, 1802; rev. Edmund Goldsmid and repr. Edinburgh: Goldlsmid, 1884: 3.145-92.
Hazlitt, William Carew. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England. London: J. R. Smith, 1864-6: 2.23-64.
Mead, William Edward, ed. The Squyr of Lowe Degre.z Boston: Ginn, 1904.
French, Walter Hoyt, and Charles Brockway Hale. Middle English Metrical Romances. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1930: 721.
Sands, Donald B., ed. Middle English Verse Romances. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966: 251-78.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 494-99 (lns. 739-854).
Kooper, Eric, ed. Sentimental and Humorous Romances. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2006: 127-71.