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DIMEV 6563
IMEV 4098.6
NIMEV TM 1952
Who shall have my fair lady
A love song — two 3-line stanzas
Note: The first stanza is used as a burden for a religious adaptation in 5726.
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — three-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], f. 99v
Editions:
Rimbault, Edward Francis. The Ancient Vocal Music of England. London: Novello, 1847: part 10.
Smith, John Stafford. A Collection of English Songs, composed about the year 1500. London: Bland, 1779: no. 12.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 144.
Manly, John Matthews, ed. English Poetry (1170-1892). 2 vols. Boston: Ginn, 1916; later condensed with English Prose (1137-1892) into English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892): 92.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 75.
Auden, Wystan Hugh, and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. Poets of the English Language. Viking Portable Library vol. 1. New York, 1950: 1.427.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 379.