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Let not us that young men be
A love song, perhaps by Henry VIII — two 6-line stanzas
Author(s): Henry VIII (attrib.)
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 31922, f. 87v
First Lines:
Let not vs that yong men be…
Editions:
Chappell, William. “Some Account of an Unpublished Collection of Songs and Ballads by King Henry VIII and his Contemporaries.” Archaeologia 41 (1867): 371-86: 375.
Flügel, Ewald. “Die Gedichte der Köningin Elisabeth.” Anglia 14 (1892): 346-61: 248.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 68.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever. The Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932, and subsequent editions: 42-3.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 415.
Stevens, John, ed. Music at the Court of Henry VIII. Musica Britannica 18. London: Stainer and Bell, 1962: 63.