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Worshipful sir and our friend special
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘La Court de bone compaignie’, to Henry Somer — ten stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): ‘La Court de bone compaignie’
Subjects: Somer, Henry; court life; friendship
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 111 [olim Phillipps 8151], ff. 41v-43
First Lines:
Worsshipful sir and our freend special
And felawe in this cas we call yow…
Last Lines:
…But keepith wel your tourne how so befall
On thorsday next on which we awayte all
Attributed Title: Ceste balade ensuyante feust par la Court de bone compaignie enuoiee a lonure sire Henri Sommer Chaunceller de leschequer & vn de la dicte Court (f. 41v)
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Mason, George, ed. Poems by Thomas Hoccleve Never Before Printed. London: Roworth, 1796: 65.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 1. EETS e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925) 73; rev. J. Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 644.