The Comfort of Lovers (‘The gentyll poetes vnder cloudy fygures’)
First published [in London, 1515?]. Gluck & Morgan, pp. 93-122.
Copy of anonymous love poems made up of lines transcribed from an early printed edition of The Comfort of Lovers.
In: A quarto composite volume of verse, in various hands, 167 leaves (plus blanks), in calf. Mid-16th century.
This MS edited in Frederick Morgan Padelford, ‘The Songs in Manuscript Rawlinson C. 813’, Anglia, 31 (1908), 309-97. Recorded in Gluck & Morgan, pp. xx-xxii.
The Conversion of Swearers (‘The fruytfull sentence & the noble werkes’)
First published in London, 1509. Gluck & Morgan, pp. 73-84.
Copy of lines 234-89, untitled and here beginning ‘Worth your harts so planted in pryde’), added to the volume in a secretary hand, with other verses, at the end of the volume. Early 16th century.
In: A 15th-century folio book of verse questions and answers, in a professional secretary hand, partly rubricated, 82 leaves, in modern half crushed morocco on cloth boards gilt.
This MS recorded in Gluck & Morgan, p. xx.
An Elegy on the Death of Henry VII. (‘O wauering Worlde all Wrapped in Wretchidnes’)
First published [c.1509]. Edited in Poetical Works of John Skelton, ed. Alexander Dyce (London, 1843), II, 399-400.
In: A large quarto-size register of priory business transacted by the prior principally between 1484 and 1519, in chaplains' formal secretary hands, 215 leaves of vellum, in modern half blue morroco. Among the Durham Dean and Chapter Muniments, formerly in Prior's Kitchen.
Edited from this MS and attributed to Hawes in G.V. Scammell and H.L. Rogers, ‘An Elegy on Henry VII’, RES, NS 8 (1957), 167-70.
The Pastime of Pleasure (‘Oh my lady dear both regard and see’)
First published in London, . Edited by William Edward Mead, EETS 173 (London, 1928).
Copy of anonymous love poems made up of lines transcribed from an early printed edition of The Pastime of Pleasure.
In: the MS described under HaS 1. Mid-16th century.
This MS edited in Frederick Morgan Padelford, ‘The Songs in Manuscript Rawlinson C. 813’, Anglia, 31 (1908), 309-97. Recorded in Mead, p. xxxviii.