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My fair lady so fresh of hue
A Satirical Description of his Lady — twenty-one 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘When she hath on her hood of grene’
Subjects: satire; love lyrics, satiric
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2255, ff. 153v-156v
First Lines:
My fayr lady so fressh of hewe
Good thryft come to your goodly face…
Last Lines:
…And that the Cokkow me a wake
To looke vpon your hood of green
Attributed Author: Explicit quod lydgate (f. 156v)
Editions:
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard, ed. A Selection from the Minor Poems of Don John Lydgate. Percy Society 2. London: T. Richard, 1840: 199-205.