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O beauty peerless and right so womanhood
Alternative Envoy to La belle dame sans merci (1761) — two stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: envoys
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 19 A.III, f. 16v
First Lines:
O bewtie pereles and right so womanhod…
Note: Followed by 1352.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 206.
Seaton, Ethel. Sir Richard Roos, c. 1410-1482: Lancastrian Poet. London: R. Hart-Davis, 1961: 113-14.
Bad Key: Bennett1963: 175-6.