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Womanhood wanton ye want
John Skelton, An attack on ‘Mastres Anne’ — four stanzas rhyme royal and concluding couplet
Author(s): John Skelton
Subjects: women, against; women, satire directed against; women, faithlessness of
Versification: — seven-line, couplet — ababbcc, aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22611. Skelton, John, Skelton Laureate agaynste a comely coystrowne that curyowsly chawntyd and curryshly cowntred, and madly in hys musykkys mokkyshly made, agaynste the. ix. Musys of polytyke poems [and] poettys matryculat, [J. Rastell, 1527?]
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.20-1.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 1.25-6.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 35; 1948, 1959, 26.
Gant, . Poems (Skelton). London: Grey Walls Press, 1949: 17-18.
2.Source: STC 22608. Skelton, John, Pithy, Plesaunt and Profitable workes of Maister Skelton, ed. J. Stow, T. Marshe [1568]
Editions:
Bowle, John, ed. Pithy, Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, 1568. London: C. Davis, 1736.
Chalmers, Alexander, ed. The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper. London, 1810; repr. New York: Greenwood, 1969: 2.301.