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Knight in travail for to serve
‘A pure balade of love’: the glamour of a knight errant — six couplets
Title(s): ‘A pure balade of love’
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 176/97, p. 23
First Lines:
Knyȝtes in travayle for to serve
Wher of the may thanke deserve…
Last Lines:
…Vaillant viallant Lo where he goith
And then he gyvith hym gold & cloth
Attributed Title: A pure balade of love (p. 23)
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 38.