1] "R. L." may be the poet Richard Lynche.
5] John Dowland (1563-1626), one of the most famous of Elizabethan song-writers.
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Original text: Richard Barnfield, Poems in Divers Humors, published with The encomium of lady Pecunia: or the praise of money (London: G. S[haw] for J. Jaggard, 1598). Short-title Catalog 1485
First publication date: 1598
RPO poem editor: N. J. Endicott
RP edition: 2RP.1.255; RPO 1996-2000.
Recent editing: 2:2001/11/21
Other poems by Richard Barnfield