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O sorrow of all sorrows my heart doeth dear
‘The lamentatyon of the Ladye Gryffythe’ — three stanzas rhyme royal
Note: For a companion poem, see 6333.
Title(s): ‘The lamentatyon of the Ladye Gryffythe’
Subjects: laments
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 29v-30
First Lines:
O Soorowe of all Sorowes my harte doeth cleve
To here thys heuye lamentatyon…
Last Lines:
…farewell swetharte ytt wyll noo better be
my Ioy ys paste tyll I come aftur the
Attributed Title: The lamentatyon of the ladye gryffythe (f. 29v)
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 349-50.
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: 149-50.