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IMEV 3857.5
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Weal and woe shall his horns blow
A lament after the death of Robert de Neville, A.D. 1280 — one quatrain
Note: Fragment, quoted in a lawsuit; formerly 3894.
Subjects: laments; historical poems; Neville, Robert de
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Lansdowne 207, f. 434
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, and Francis Douce. Catalogue of the Lansdowne Manuscripts in the British Museum. 2 vols. London, 1819: 2.76.
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties of England and in Scotland. London: C. Richards, 1838: 1.283.
Stevick, Robert D., ed. One Hundred Middle English Lyrics. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964: 35.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 115.
2.Source: York, York Minster Library XVI.L.12, f. 219v
Editions:
Dodds, Madeleine Hope. “Northern Minstrels and Folk Drama.” Archaeologia Aelian 4th ser. 1 (1925): 121-46: 133.
Bad Key: Raine1939: 112.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. “More Lost Literature in Old and Middle English.” Leeds Studies in English 5 (1936): 1-49: 49.
Dickins, Bruce, and Richard M. Wilson. Early Middle English Texts. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1951: 118.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 187.
Hughes, Anselm, ed. The New Oxford History of Music. Volume 3: Ars Nova and the Renaissance. London, New York: Oxford UP, 1960: 3.114.
Cottle, Bas. “Review of Marguerite-Marie Dubois , La Littérature Anglaise du Moyen Age (500-1500).Journal of English and Germanic Philology 62 (1963): 201-2: 764.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 552.
Reiss, Edmund. The Art of the Middle English Lyric. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1972: 94.