The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 1714
Though ye my love were near a lady fair
Farewell to a false love — three quatrains with a four-line burden:
‘Lost ys my love farewell adewe…’
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 176 (SC 6659)
, f. 99
Though ye my love were were (sic) a ladye fayr
passing all other in
bewtye to ensure…
…except I knowe a better assurance
nay my Love nay farewell
Note: At the end: ‘finis’.
Wagner, B. M.
“New Songs of the Reign of Henry VIII.”
Modern Language Notes
50 (1935): 452-55: 453.