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My heart my mind and my whole pure
A pledge of devotion to his lady — four stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; love, faithful; hope, lovers’; lovers, hopes of; Taverner; songs
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 18752, f. 72
Editions:
Reed, Ernest Bliss. “The Sixteenth Century Lyrics in Add. MS. 18,752.” Anglia 33 (1909): 344-69: 351.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22924. XX Songes, Impryntyd in London at the signe of the Black Mores, 1530 , item 12
First Lines:
Mi hart my mynde and my hole poure
my seruyce trew wyth all my myght…
Last Lines:
…and [euer] shal be at youer pleasure
take me and myne as youre own treasure
Note: Signed as by ‘Tauerner’.
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 589.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 146.
Imelmann, Rudolf. “Zur Kenntnis der vor-Shakespeare’schen Lyrik: I. Wynkyn de Wordes ‘Song Book,’ 1530; II. John Dayes Sammlung der Lieder Thomas Whythornes, 1571.” Jahrbuch der deutschen Shakespeare-Gesselschaft 39 (1903): 121-78: 132.