The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 2438
IMEV 1444.5
NIMEV Dunbar
Illustre Lodovick of France most christian king
William Dunbar, Elegy on the death of Bernard Stewart, Lord of Aubigny — four 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘For he is gone the flour of chevalrie’
Note: Cf. 4468.
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): Elegy on the death of Bernard Stewart, Lord of Aubigny
Subjects: Stewart, Bernard, lord of Aubigny; elegies
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 6v-7
First Lines:
Illuster Lodouick of france most cristin king
Thow may complain with sighis lamentable…
Last Lines:
…fforȝett we neuir into our orisoun
To pray for him þe flour of chavelrie
Attributed Author: Quod dunbar (f. 7)
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Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 2.96-7.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 3.97-9.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 153-4.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 2.54-5.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 133-4.