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This minion is in London
A fine mistress — four 6-line stanzas (aabccb) with burden (cc): ‘Mynyon fo trym go trym / & mynyon go trym go trym’
Subjects: songs; clothing, against extremes of; servants
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22924. XX Songes, Impryntyd in London at the signe of the Black Mores, 1530 , item 9
First Lines:
thys ys a song
thes men among
of mynyon go trym
Thys mynyon
ys in London
freshe as any iay…
Last Lines:
…but only trym
hys owne suterkyn
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 592-3.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 145.
Imelmann, Rudolf. “Zur Kenntnis der vor-Shakespeare’schen Lyrik: I. Wynkyn de Wordes ‘Song Book,’ 1530; II. John Dayes Sammlung der Lieder Thomas Whythornes, 1571.” Jahrbuch der deutschen Shakespeare-Gesselschaft 39 (1903): 121-78: 131-1.