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Right goodly flower to whom I owe service
A lover’s address to his mistress, possibly by the Duke of Suffolk — four stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): William de la Pole (attrib.)
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; love letters; lover’s plea
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 16 (SC 3896), ff. 320-320v
First Lines:
Ryght goodly flour to whom I owe seruyse
Wyth alle myn hert & to none othir wyght…
Last Lines:
…That lord a boue that syteth in his empire
He send yow ioy of alle that ye desyre
Attributed Title: Lettyr (f. 320
Facsimiles:
Norton-Smith, John. “Introduction.” Bodleian Library MS Fairfax 16. London: Scolar Press, 1979.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “An English Friend of Charles d’Orleáns.” PMLA 26 (1911): 142-180: 159.