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Beseecheth meekly in right lowly wise
A Supplicacion — three stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): William de la Pole (?)
Subjects: patronage, pleas for
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 16 (SC 3896), ff. 323-323v
First Lines:
Besechyth mekly in ryght lowly myse
Now in hys nede your suget and seruaunt…
Last Lines:
…Wherfore do now a charytable dede
To hys entent this lytill byll to spede
Attributed Title: Supplicacion (f. 323)
Facsimiles:
Norton-Smith, John. “Introduction.” Bodleian Library MS Fairfax 16. London: Scolar Press, 1979.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “An English Friend of Charles d’Orleáns.” PMLA 26 (1911): 142-180: 164-5.