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Thrice woe is me unhappy queen

DMI number:
36974
First Line:
Thrice woe is me unhappy queen
Last Line:
She set at large from irons cold
Poem Genre / Form:
Ballad, Lament, and Sestet ababcc
Themes:
Grief / sadness / melancholy, Prison / imprisonment, and The monarchy (heads of state)
Content/Publication
Title:
Old ballads, historical and narrative, with some of modern date [T146587] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.77-80
Poem Title:
XIV. The lamentation of queen Elinor, wife to king Henry the second, being kept twenty-six years in prison ...
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed