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Alas that ever this day we did see

DMI number:
37013
First Line:
Alas that ever this day we did see
Last Line:
That ever he forced king Edward to die
Poem Genre / Form:
Ballad, Lament, and Quatrain aabb
Themes:
Death, Grief / sadness / melancholy, Politics, and Virtue / vice
Content/Publication
Title:
Old ballads, historical and narrative, with some of modern date [T146587] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.265-269
Poem Title:
XLVIII. The doleful lamentation of the lord Matrevers and sir Tho. Gurney, being banished the realm; and after three eyars banishment sir Tho. Gurney coming towards England to his lady and children, was beheaded on the sea.
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