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O resplendent flower print this in your mind
A mistress to her lover — twenty-two lines (1 x 6, aabcbc, and 4 x 4, abab)
Note: Lines 15-22 (envoy) extracted from Lydgate’s Churl and Bird (4420); see Jansen and Jordan (1991), 304.
Subjects: women, as speakers/narrators; lovers, addresses to beloved; envoys
Versification: — six-line, four-line — aabcbc, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 53v-54
First Lines:
O resplendent floure prynte þis yn your mynde
how as yet vnto yow I was neuer vnkynde…
Last Lines:
…All þis ys said vnder correctyon
with the supportatyon of your benyngnyte
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 370-1.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 218-19.
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: 209-11.