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King Jamy Jomy your joy is all go
‘A ballade of the scottysshe kynge’ attributed to John Skelton — 72 lines in couplets
Note: Cf. 3157.
Author(s): John Skelton (attrib.)
Title(s): ‘A ballade of the scottysshe kynge’
Subjects: political poems; Henry VIII; James IV, King of Scotland
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22593. Skelton, John, A ballade of the Scottysshe kynge, [London: R. Faques, 1513]
First Lines:
Kynge Jamy Jomy your Ioye is all go
ye sommnoed our kynge why dyde ye so…
Last Lines:
…God saue kynge Henry and his lordes all
And sende the frensshe kynge suche an other fall
Facsimiles:
Ashton, John, ed. A Ballade of the Scottysshe Kyng London: Elliot Stock, 1882: 93-6.
Ashton, John, ed. A Century of Ballads. London, Elliot Stock, 1887: xiii (title page only).
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.82.
Ashton, John, ed. A Century of Ballads. London, Elliot Stock, 1887: xiv-xvii.
Brie, Friedrich W. D. “Skelton-studien.” Englische Studien 37 (1907): 1-86: 51-3.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 150.
Pollett, M. John Skelton. études anglaises 9. Paris: Didier, 1962: 247-9.