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DIMEV 3830
IMEV 2384.8
NIMEV 2384.8
O beauteous branch flower of fumosity
Poem to his mistress — eight stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), ff. 2-2v
First Lines:
[O] beauteous braunche flour of formosyte
To yow in countenance no creature ys comparable…
Last Lines:
…But Ihesu that our sauyour most excellent kyng
Me in to your presence hastyly he bryng
Facsimiles:
Fletcher, Bradford Y. “Introduction.” Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile. Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Editions:
Wilson, Kenneth George. “Five Unpublished Secular Love Poems from MS. Trinity College Cambridge 599.” Anglia 72 (1954): 400-18: 402-4.