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Musing upon the mutability
An Elegy on the deaths of Eleanor Cobham, John Beaufort and Duke Humphrey — eight 8-line stanzas
Title(s): An Elegy on the deaths of Eleanor Cobham, John Beaufort and Duke Humphrey
Subjects: elegies; mutability; Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; Beaufort, John; Cobham, Eleanor; historical poems
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 11-12v
First Lines:
Musyng vppon the mutabilite
off worldlye changes and grett vnstablenes…
Last Lines:
…I toke hym Sone after and Soo lowe brought hym downe
that In shorte while after I caused hym to dye
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 235-6.
Kingsford, Charles Lethbridge. English Historical Literature in the Fifteenth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1913: 395-7.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 184-6.