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True on whom is all my trust
Devotion to his mistress — one 8-line stanza (ababcdcd)
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — eight-line — ababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 5943, f. 163
First Lines:
Trewe on Wam ys al my tryst
& þat y serue as y best can
Þoȝ ȝe haue on me un lyst
So hertly as yc am ȝowre man…
Last Lines:
…Let me nouȝt on ȝow craue & crye
syþþe ȝe mowe me sylue saue
Facsimiles:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.": 18.
Rastall, Richard. “Introduction.” A Fifteenth-Century Song Book: Cambridge University Library Additional MS 5943 made in facsimile. Leeds: Boethius Press, 1973.
Editions:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.": 19.
Copley, J. Seven English Songs and Carols of the Fifteenth Century. Leeds English Language Texts and Monographs 6. Leeds, 1940.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 211.