University of Reading

MS233/2 NAD5396

Copy. Copy, in a secretary hand, headed ‘Certaine verses made by the queenes matie and wryghten wth hir one hand’, on one side of a single leaf. Late 16th century.

ElQ 25: Queen Elizabeth I, ‘The doubt of future foes’

A version first published in George Puttenham, The Arte of English Poesie (London, 1589), sig. 2E2v (p. 208). Bradner, p. 4. Collected Works, Poem 5, pp. 133-4. Selected Works, Poem 4, pp. 7-9.