The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 3781
IMEV 2349.3
NIMEV Dunbar
Now listen of an gentle knight
William Dunbar, Of Sir Thomas Norray — nine 6-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Author(s): William Dunbar
Subjects: satire; Norray, Thomas, sir
Versification: — six-line — aabccb

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 8-8v
First Lines:
Nou Listis of ane gentill knycht
Sir Thomas nory wyse and wicht…
Last Lines:
…For of ane hie Renowned knycht
He wants nothing bott bellis
Attributed Author: Quod dumbar (f. 8v)
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2553, pp. 3-5
First Lines:
Nou lythis off ane gentill knycht
Schir thomas norny vys and vycht…
Last Lines:
…for off ane hy renowned knycht
He wanttis no thing bot bellis
Attributed Author: Quod dumbar (p. 5)
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