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Now is the Fox driven to hole hoo to him hoo hoo
On the arrest of the Duke of Suffolk — fifteen couplets
Subjects: de la Pole, William, duke of Suffolk; political poems
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Rolls II 23
First Lines:
Now is the fox drevin to hole hoo to hym hoo hoo
ffor and he crepe out he will you all vndo…
Last Lines:
…And of þe perill þat may be full
Be ware dukes erles and barons all
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III. 2 vols. Rolls Series 14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 2.224-5.
Bentley, Samuel. Excerpta Historica, or, Illustrations of English History. London: Bentley, 1831; repr. 1833: 279-80.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 186-7.
Gray, Douglas. The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1985: 6.