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True love to me in heart so dear
A Ditty to his Mistress — three quatrains
Subjects: lovers, address to beloved
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], f. 33
First Lines:
Trew loue to me yn harte Soo dere
sweteharte to yow I me recommende…
Last Lines:
…Therto swetharte I pray yow bende
For when god wyll bettur may be
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 354.
Jansen, Sharon L., and Kathleen H. Jordan, eds. The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813: A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1991: 158-9.