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My loving friend amorous Bune
A humorous letter from one young woman to another — twenty-three couplets
Subjects: letters; women, as speakers/narrators
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 6v-7v
First Lines:
My loving Frende amorous bune
I cum ambelyng to you by the Same tokyn…
Last Lines:
…Att nyne off the clokke thys was wrytten
I wolde you were all beshetyn
Note: A lettre Sende by on yonge woman to a noder Whiche Aforetyme were Felowes to geder (f. 6v)
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 320-1.
Wilson, Edward. “Local Habitations and Names in MS Rawlinson C 813.” Review of English Studies n.s. 41 (1990): 12-44: 23-4.
Jansen, Sharon L., and Kathleen H. Jordan, eds. The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813: A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1991: 100-2.