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Who that lust for to look
A Book Plate incorporating the name of Lady Scrope and a request for prayers — four couplets
Subjects: bookplates; Scrope, lady
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Clare College 5, f. 148
Transcription:
Ho that lust for to loke
or for to rede on this boke
Be he of cyte toun or thrope
Pray he for my lady scrope
And thinke ȝe neuir to done amys
But þenke on hym that gaf ȝow this
ffor ihesu loue haue hym in mynde
that this sette on ȝowre boke be hynde
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts in the Library of Clare College, Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1905: 7.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 86.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 564.