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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library e Musaeo 160 (SC 3692)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) 1.148 (Notts: Hand A, ff. 1-108, 140-172).
Number 217-1
1.   ff. 1v-108   Adam prince of all mankind
History of the World from Adam to 1518, in centuries, with numerous digressions and prayers to O.T. heroes, Christian saints, and an introductory prose prologue — generally in interlocking cross-rhymed quatrains
Number 3489-1
2.   ff. 108v; ff. 114   Mickle price
Two pages, fragments of a poem about events in the reign of Henry VIII, viz. a banquet and tournament attended by Emperor Charles and by King Francis of France, Henry’s wife Katherine and Francis’s wife Claudia near Calais; a great flood, falling of a parish church steeple during evensong; and of Henry and Cardinal taking wealth from the Dean of St Paul’s and a rich Londoner when they died, probably a continuation of 217 — 33 + 35 lines in rhyme-linked eight-line stanzas, ababbcbc
Number 4866-1
3.   ff. 113v; ff. 109-112v; ff. 115   Sir John Mandeville and Sir Mark of Venice
John Mandeville, ‘Off the Grete Caan Emperour of Tartaria’, an extract from Mandeville’s Travels — 313 lines in 8-line stanzas
Number 1696-1
4.   ff. 117v-129; ff. 135v-136; ff. 129v-135   Hail benign Lord Christ Jesu
Meditations and prayers on the Passion — a verse rendering of the prose Hundred Meditations in Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 88 (SC 1873) (printed), ff. 79v-86, as a supplement to Suso’s Horologium Sapientiae
Number 2847-1
5.   ff. 136v-139   Jesu for Thy precious blood
XV Articuli Passionis Ihesu Christi’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 1543-1
6.   f. 139   God almighty Father of bliss
The Creed — one 12-line stanza
Number 163-1
7.   ff. 140-156v   A soul that list to sing of love
The ‘Bodley’ Burial of Christ and His Resurrection — 1631 lines in various stanzas, mostly 8-line, aaabcccb