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DIMEV 4504
IMEV 2827.5
NIMEV TM 1371
Right well beloved prentice
A humorous letter ‘send by R. W. to A. C.’ — twenty-seven couplets
Subjects: letters
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 8-9
First Lines:
Right welbeloued prentise
I commende me to your gentilnesse…
Last Lines:
…Wherffore leying other thinges aparte
Farewell good prentisse with all my hart
Attributed Title: A Letter Send by R W to A C (f. 7v)
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 321-2.
Wilson, Edward. “Local Habitations and Names in MS Rawlinson C 813.” Review of English Studies n.s. 41 (1990): 12-44: 15-16.
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: 103-5.