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This other day
A disconsolate mistress comforted — nine six-line tail-rhyme stanzas with 2-line burden: ‘Hey nony nony nony nony no’ (repeated)
Note: Preceded by 257.
Subjects: carols, amorous; love, vicissitudes of; chansons d’aventure
Versification: — six-line — aabaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 31922, f. 36
First Lines:
This other day
I hard a may
Ryght peteusly complayne…
Last Lines:
…That day thay spent
To ther intent
In wyldernes alone
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 236-7.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 135.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 59-61.
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. Early Sixteenth Century Lyrics. Boston and London: D.C. Heath, 1907: xxxix (3 stanzas only).
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 397-8.
Stevens, John, ed. Music at the Court of Henry VIII. Musica Britannica 18. London: Stainer and Bell, 1962: 27.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 282-3.