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DIMEV 3249
IMEV 1992.5
NIMEV 1992.5
Lordings listen and hold you still
Durham Field, a ballad on the Battle of Neville’s Cross — sixty-five quatrains
Note: Cf. 4861.
Title(s): Durham Field
Subjects: Neville’s Cross, battle of; historical poems
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, p. 245
First Lines:
Lordinges listen & hold you stil
hearken to me a litle…
Editions:
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 2.191-200.
Sidgwick, Frank. Ballads and Poems Illustrating English History. Cambridge: at the UP, 1907: 22.
Child, Francis James. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. 5 vols. in 10 parts. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1882-98: no. 159, 3.284-7.