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The time of youth is to be spent
Henry VII, ‘Goode dysporttys’ — six couplets
Author(s): Henry VII
Title(s): ‘Goode dysporttys’
Subjects: advice; Henry VII; youth, folly of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 31922, f. 28v
Editions:
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: no. 1.
Trefusis, Mary. Songs, Ballads, and Instrumental Pieces composed by King Henry the Eighth. Roxburghe Club 161. Oxford, 1912: 10-11.
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 233.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 147.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 392.
Stevens, John, ed. Music at the Court of Henry VIII. Musica Britannica 18. London: Stainer and Bell, 1962: 22.