The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
IMEV 515
Between March and April / When spray beginneth to spring
Alysoun — four 8-line stanzas (aaabcccb, ababbbbc) with refrain, ‘An hendi hap ichabbe yhent / ichot from heuene it is me sent / from alle wymmen mi loue is lent / & lyht on Alysoun’
Title(s): Alysoun
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb, ababbbbc

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, f. 63v
First Lines:
Bytuene mersh & aueril
When spray biginneþ to springe
þe lutel foul haþ hire wyl
on hyre lud to synge…
Last Lines:
…geynest vnder gore
herkne to my roun
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