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As I walked myself alone
‘Of kynge Herry the vi’. The poet hears Henry bemoaning the wicked counsel of Queen Margaret etc., that led to the murder of Humphrey and the exile of the Duke of York — fifty-four lines in 8-line stanzas, ababcdcd
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 199.
Title(s): ‘Of kynge Herry the vi’
Subjects: Henry VI; Margaret of Anjou, queen (Henry VI); Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; Edward IV, when duke of York; political poems
Versification: — four-line, eight-line — abab, ababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. e.85, ff. 83-83v
First Lines:
As I walkyd my self A lone
Betwen the daye And the nyth…
Last Lines:
…now ys he dedde and leyde depe in cleye
And deth hath strekyn hym with hir
Note: Ends imperfectly; beginnings of two copies of this on f. 82v by a later hand.
Attributed Title: Of kynge herry the vi (f. 83)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “God Amende Wykkyd Cownscell (1464).” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 56 (1955): 94-102: 97-9.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 196-8.