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NIMEV TM 1040
My heart is in great mourning
Dame Pitiless — four quatrains including refrain: ‘My lady hath forsaken me’
Note: Cf. 3618.5.
Subjects: lover’s lament
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5665, f. 135v
First Lines:
My herte ys yn grete mournyng…
Editions:
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder der Hs. Add. 5665 (Ritson’s Folio-MS).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 262-85: 282.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 343.