The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
O Lady mine to whom
An epistle to his mistress, including a Dialogue between the Lover and Dame
Nature—32 stanzas rhyme royal plus Envoy of 1 stanza rhyme royal
Envoy; formerly 928.5
Subjects: dialogues; Nature; envoys; lovers, addresses to beloved
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599)
, ff. 4-6v
[o] Lady myne to whom thys boke I sende
I yow beseche with hert
Thorough instyence yef I ought offende
And may nat please
your eares delicate…
…Of my lyfe or deth I can nomore say
What [her] shall please
me must nede obey
Fletcher, Bradford Y.
Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile.
Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Wilson, Kenneth George.
“Five Unpublished Secular Love Poems from MS. Trinity College Cambridge
72 (1954): 400-18: 407-15.
Mooney, Linne R.
“Middle English Verse in London, Lincoln’s Inn, MS Hale
Journal of the Early Book Society
2 (1999): 182-3: 249 (envoy only).