Harley lyrics


Harley lyrics
The collection of Middle English lyrics found in British Library MS Harley 2253. It originally belonged to the Harleian library. Recent work has shown that it was made by a professional scribe in Ludlow, Shropshire, working in the 1340s. Other lyrics in the MS are in Latin and French; their subject matter is both secular and religious. It is the largest such collection to survive.

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