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Lvtel wot hit any mon / Hou loue hym haueth ybounde: the manuscript
London, British Library, Harley MS 2253, f. 128r

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The poem immediately precedes its secular equivalent in the MS. The opening four lines of each stanza, rhyming abab, are laid out in pairs across the page; and after the first stanza, the abridged form of the refrain is written on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the final couplet of each stanza. Both are probably space-saving devices.
For a general discussion of the MS, see the introductory page on the Harley Lyrics; for a facsimile with description and discussion, see Ker (1965).

London, BL Harley 2253, f. 128r

Set up by Bella Millett, enm@soton.ac.uk. Last updated 29 July 2003 . London, British Library, MS Harley 2253, f. 128r, reproduced by permission of the British Library; no further reproduction permitted.