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That goodly lass
‘Margaret Meek’ — three 8-line stanzas (aaabcccb) with a 4-line introductory heading and burden: ‘So manerly / So curtesly / So prately / She delis allway’
Title(s): ‘Margaret Meek’
Subjects: love lyrics; songs
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], ff. 89v-93
First Lines:
That goodly las
When she me bas
Alas alas
I wote not where…
Last Lines:
…And let us daunce
Herk my lady
Editions:
Hawkins, Sir Thomas. A General History of the Science and Practice of Music. 5 vols. London: T. Payne, 1776: 3.22-3.
Rimbault, Edward Francis. A Little Book of Songs and Ballads. London: J. R. Smith, 1851: 29.
Pearce, Charles William. A Collection of Songs and Madrigals by English Composers of the close of the 15th Century. Plainsong and Medieval Music Society. London: Quaritch, 1891: [M] 5-14.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 142.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 376-7.