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DIMEV 300
IMEV 158.8
NIMEV TM 109
Alas to whom should I complain
A lover’s complaint — one cross-rhymed quatrain
Note: Stanza 1 of 301 occurring separately; followed by 384.
Subjects: complaints; lover’s, lament
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 176 (SC 6659), f. 100
Transcription:
Alas to whom should I complayne
or shewe my wofull heavynes
syth fortune hathe me in disdayne
& am exyled remedylesse
Editions:
Wagner, B. M. “New Songs of the Reign of Henry VIII.” Modern Language Notes 50 (1935): 452-55: 455.
Seaton, Ethel. Sir Richard Roos, c. 1410-1482: Lancastrian Poet. London: R. Hart-Davis, 1961: 305.