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Poets written by dark parables
Humfrey Newton, a poem on the months — three stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Humfrey Newton
Subjects: seasons; calendars
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 93va
First Lines:
Poites writen by derke parables
Of esperus breuely to conclude
Phebus enforced in such likenes
That few men can espy by similitude…
Last Lines:
…and to leone has takyn his flight
augustus & phebus in virgine is light
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.” PMLA 65 (1950): 249-81: 267-8.