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All that will of solace lere
The ‘Romance of Sir Corneus’ or ‘The Cukwold’s Daunce’ — 255 lines, generally in 6-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘Romance of Sir Corneus’; ‘The Cukwold’s Daunce’
Subjects: adultery; romances
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*), ff. 59r-62
First Lines:
All þat wyll of solas lere
Herkyns now & ȝe schall here
And ȝe kane vnderstond
Off a bowrd I wyll ȝou schew…
Last Lines:
…God gyff vs grace þat we may go
To heuyn amen amen
Editions:
Hartshorne, Charles Henry. Ancient Metrical Tales. London: W. Pickering, 1829: 209-21.
Wright, Thomas, ed. “Syr Corneus.” In Der Schatzgräber Beiträge für ältere deutsche Literatur. T. G. von Karajan, ed. Leipzig, 1842: 17.
Hazlitt, William Carew. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England. London: J. R. Smith, 1864-6: 1.38-49.
Child, Francis James. English and Scottish Ballads. 8 vols. in 4, forerunner of next entry. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, also Little, Brown, 1857-58 et seq: 1.17-27.
Hedenus, Hermann, ed. Syre Corneus, ein mittelenglisches gedicht. Erlangen: von Junge & Sohn, 1904.
Furrow, Melissa M., ed. Ten Fifteenth-Century Comic Poems. Garland Medieval Texts 13. New York and London: Garland, 1985: 279.91.
Shuffleton, George. Ashmole 61: A Compilation of Popular Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008: 164-70; 481-4; 607.