Here you will find the Poem Green Groweth the Holly of poet Henry VIII, King of England
1 Green groweth the holly, 2 So doth the ivy. 3 Though winter blasts blow never so high, 4 Green groweth the holly. 5 As the holly groweth green 6 And never changeth hue, 7 So I am, ever hath been, 8 Unto my lady true. 9 As the holly groweth green 10 With ivy all alone 11 When flowers cannot be seen 12 And greenwood leaves be gone, 13 Now unto my lady 14 Promise to her I make, 15 From all other only 16 To her I me betake. 17 Adieu, mine own lady, 18 Adieu, my special 19 Who hath my heart truly 20 Be sure, and ever shall.