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Rolling in my remembraunce
Stewart, ‘The Variance of Court’ — ten 5-line stanzas aabab, including refrain phrase ‘gud seruys’
Title(s): ‘The Variance of Court’
Subjects: political poems
Versification: — five-line — aabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 35-36
First Lines:
Rolling In my rememberaunce
Off court þe daylie variance…
Last Lines:
…And pay ilk man þair condigne wage
According to þair ruid service
Attributed Author: Quod Stewart (f. 36)
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2553, pp. 311-312
First Lines:
Rolling In my Rememberance
Off court þe daylie variance…
Last Lines:
…And pay ilk man þair condigne wage
According to þair gud Seruys
Attributed Author: Quod Stewarte (p. 312)
Editions:
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 1.370-2.
3.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], ff. 94-94v
First Lines:
Rolling in my remembrance
of court the daylie variance…
Last Lines:
…And pay ilk man thair conding wege
According to their gud seruyiss
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Dalrymple, Sir David, Lord Hailes. Ancient Scottish Poems. Edinburgh, 1770; repr. London, 1815: 204.
Murdoch, James Barclay. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 vols. in 11 parts, paged continuously. Hunterian Club 16, 32, 40, 46, 50, 55-56, 64-67 Glasgow: Anderson, 1873-1896: 269-70.
Sibbald, John. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry…. 4 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1802: 2.44.
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 2.249-51.