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DIMEV 4045
IMEV 2549.5
NIMEV TM 1233
O Scotland thou was flowering
Lament on the misfortunes following Flodden — six stanzas rhyme royal
Note: Cf. 622.5, 4040: and Dickins (1937), 74.
Subjects: Flodden Field, battle of; historical poems; Scotland, Flodden, lament on
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 45102 U, ff. 102-102v
First Lines:
O Schotland thow was flowryng in prosperus welthe
I regent rewlyng the ad my wyll…
Last Lines:
…ffrom ther pur prayrrs yff it be goddis wyl
Off hys inffinitte mersy not hys…
Note: Some damage to text means that text is partially indecipherable,
Editions:
Wright, Cyril Ernest. “An Unrecorded Scottish Poem.” British Museum Quarterly 12 (1938): 13-18: 13-17.