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My sweetheart and my lily flower
A commendation of his mistress — eight cross-rhymed quatrains
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 4-4v
First Lines:
My swetharte and my lyllye floure
my ladye dere þat ar Soo swete…
Last Lines:
…frome hym þat toke yow Suche a thyng
when your truelouer he became
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 316-7.
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: 94-6.