The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
My little pretty one my pretty bony one
A jolly wanton — four 5-line stanzas with refrain, ‘nou doute she
ys a loue of all that euer I see’
Subjects: love lyrics
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 4900
, f. 62v
My lytell prety one my pretie boni one
she is a iolie one & gentle
as can bee
with a beck shee comse anon with a wincke she wilbe gon
dowbte she is aloue of all that ever I see
Popular Music of the Olden Time; a collection of ancient songs,
ballads, and dance tunes, illustrative of the national music of England.
2 vols. London: Cramer, Beale & Chappell, 1853,1859; rev. H. Ellis
Wooldridge, Old English Popular Music 2 vols. London: Chappell
& Co. 1893: 1.61.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 18752
, f. 74v
Hazlitt, William Carew.
Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England.
London: J. R. Smith, 1864-6: 4.234.
Reed, Ernest Bliss.
“The Sixteenth Century Lyrics in Add. MS. 18,752.”
33 (1909): 344-69: 252.