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