E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Dolorous Dettie (The).
John Skelton wrote an elegy on Henry Percy, fourth Earl of Northumberland, who fell a victim to the avarice of Henry VII. (1489). This elegy he entitled thus: Upon the Dolorous Dettie and
Much Lamentable Chaunce of the Most Honorable Earl of Northumberland.