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O ye my emperess I your servant this to you say
Humphrey Newton, A love letter to his mistress — twelve quatrains
Author(s): Humphrey Newton
Subjects: love letters
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 94ra
First Lines:
O ye my emperice I your seruaunt þis to you I say
my derist qwene the whiche is makeles…
Last Lines:
…O ye my hert be ye stidfast & trulofe kepe
ye are my trist my tresoure ye may be cald kyndenes
Note: Noted ‘Mittitur’ at top.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.” PMLA 65 (1950): 249-81: 267-70.