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Found Records:
Dublin, Representative Church Body Library, Dublin D11.1.2 [olim Kilkenny, St Canice’s Library; Red Book of Ossory]
Number 3328-3
1.   f. 71ra   Maiden in the moor lay
The Maid of the Moor — four rondel-type 7-line stanzas (aabbaac)
Number 2091-1
2.   f. 71va   How should I with that old man
A fragment of a love song, reconstructed as the first English carol — perhaps one 5-line stanza (aabba) (cf. Greene (1952), 506) and burden: ‘Alas hou shold y synge / Yloren is my playnge’
Number 1807-2
3.   f. 71vb   Have mercy on me friar
Fragmentary refrain of a popular song
Number 1135-1
4.   ff. 72rb; ff. 74ra   Do do nightingale sing full merry
A fragment of a popular song — two quatrains (abcb) or two long couplets
Number 1804-1
5.   f. 72va   Have good day my leman
A fragment of a popular song, written in the margin of the Red Book of Ossory
Number 1487-1
6.   f. 73va   Gaineth me no garland of green
A fragmentary refrain of a forsaken maiden’s lament
Number 2018-1
7.   f. 74vb   Hey how the shavaldours
The entertainers at a wake: A fragment in the Red Book of Ossory