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O dear God behold this world so transitory
‘The Lamentatyon of Edward, late Duke of Buckyngham’, A.D. 1521 — nine stanzas rhyme royal
Note: See 301.
Title(s): ‘The Lamentatyon of Edward, late Duke of Buckyngham’
Subjects: Edward, duke of Buckingham; laments
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 49v-50v
First Lines:
O dere god beholde þis worlde So transytorye
Whyche presumed proudely my estate…
Last Lines:
…Therfore all gentyll blode take ensample by me
Of buckyngham late duke of ryght noble degree
Attributed Title: The lamentatyon of Edward late duke of Buckyngham (f. 49v)
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 364-5.
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: 198-201.