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DIMEV 4520
IMEV 2832.2
NIMEV TM 1378
Rutterkin is come unto our town
A satire on gallants, perhaps by John Skelton — four quatrains and burden: ‘Hoyda, hoyda jolly rutterkin’
Note: Cf. Speech of Abusione in Magnificence (391), Stage 2, scene 12
Author(s): John Skelton (?)
Subjects: satire; gallants
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], f. 101v
Editions:
Hawkins, Sir Thomas. A General History of the Science and Practice of Music. 5 vols. London: T. Payne, 1776: 3.9-16.
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 2.245-6.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 3.218-19.
Rimbault, Edward Francis. A Little Book of Songs and Ballads. London: J. R. Smith, 1851: 31.
Bad Key: Briggs1891: [M] 1-4.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 147.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 248.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 37; 1948, 1959, 25.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 380.