The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 3649
IMEV 2267
NIMEV Dunbar
My prince in God give thee good grace
A New Year’s Gift to the King, by William Dunbar — five quatrains
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): A New Year’s Gift to the King
Subjects: occasional verse; James IV, king of Scotland
Versification: — four-line — aabb

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 2v-3
First Lines:
My prince in god gif þe guid grace
Ioy glaidnes confort and solace…
Last Lines:
…Hie Liberall hert & handis not sweir
In hansell of þis guid new ȝeir
Attributed Author: Quod dunbar (f. 3)
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