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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601)
Number 1170-8
1.   f. 33v1   Earth out of earth is wonderly wrought
‘Erthe upon Erthe’
Number 924-4
2.   ff. 34-37v   By a forest side walking as I went
‘A tretyse of Parce michi domine’, Allegory of the bird with four feathers — 240 lines in 8-, l2-, up to 20-line stanzas, with this refrain
Number 3075-4
3.   ff. 38-50v   Lief Lord my soul Thou spare
The nine lessons of the Dirige or ‘Pety Iob’ — fifty-seven 12-line stanzas with refrain, Parce michi domine
Number 5365-1
4.   ff. 51-83   The labors and the most marvelous works
The Court of Sapience
Number 4080-14
5.   ff. 85-156v   O thoughtful heart plunged in distress
Life of Our Lady
Number 4108-3
6.   ff. 134v-117v   O ye folks that here present be
John Lydgate, ‘Legend of St. George’ — thirty-five stanzas rhyme royal
Number 843-4
7.   ff. 157-161v   Between midnight and the fresh morrow gray
John Lydgate, Fifteen Joys and Sorrows of Our Lady — in rhyme royal including Prologues and an Envoy
Number 1725-1
8.   ff. 162-162v   Hail luminary and benign lantern
John Lydgate, ‘Ave regina celorum’ — six 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain
Number 4074-1
9.   ff. 162v-163   O thou joyful light eternal ye shine
John Lydgate, ‘Regina celi letare’ — five rhyme royal stanzas, each with an additional line in Latin
Number 1698-1
10.   ff. 163-165   Hail blessed Lady the Mother of Christ Jesu
John Lydgate, ‘Ave Iesse Virgula’ — nineteen 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain
Number 4089-1
11.   ff. 165v-167   O well of sweetness replete in every vein
John Lydgate, ‘Legend of Dan Joos’, a miracle of the Virgin Mary — twenty stanzas rhyme royal
Number 4431-8
12.   ff. 167v-168   Queen of heaven of hell eke empress
John Lydgate, Verses On the Five Joys addressed to the Virgin Mary — seven 8-line stanzas(ababbcbc) and an Envoy of 28 lines (3 8-line stanzas, ababbcbc and four-line verba compilatoris, abba)
Number 5826-2
13.   ff. 168v-169   Thou heavenly Queen of grace our lodestar
John Lydgate, a version of ‘Stella Celi extirpauit’ — four eight-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 6816-3
14.   ff. 169-169v   Ye Briton Martyrs famous in perfectness
John Lydgate, Prayer to British Saints, particularly St. Ursula — three 8-line stanzas and a couplet
Number 1869-1
15.   f. 169v   He that intendeth in his heart to seek
John Lydgate, A praise of St. Anne — two stanzas rhyme royal
Number 867-2
16.   ff. 170-172v   Blessed lady O princess of mercy
John Lydgate, ‘Fifteen Joys of Our Lady’ — twenty-eight stanzas rhyme royal
Number 757-2
17.   ff. 173-173v   Be glad O Maid Mother of Christ Jesu
John Lydgate, ‘Gaude virgo mater christi’ —seven stanzas rhyme royal including Envoy
Number 4057-4
18.   ff. 173v-174   O star of Jacob glory of Israel
John Lydgate, ‘To Mary the Star of Jacob’, an orison to the Virgin Mary of the Five Joys — seven stanzas rhyme royal with refrain, ‘Aue maria
Number 3969-1
19.   f. 174v-177v   O Lord omnipotent Father of our creation
Psalmi passionis domini’ — twenty-four stanzas rhyme royal with Latin lines of psalm between stanzas
Number 4312-5
20.   ff. 182-189   Our gracious God prince of pity
William Lychefelde, ‘Complaint of God’ — sixty-eight 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Number 3388-3
21.   ff. 189v-191   Man to reform thine exile and thy loss
‘Complaint þat Crist maketh of his Passioun’
Number 325-2
22.   ff. 193v-196   All ghostly songs and hymns that be sung
John Lydgate, ‘Misericordias Domini in Eternum Cantabo’ — 24 eight-line stanzas with ‘syng’ last word of each stanza
Number 611-1
23.   ff. 196v-197   As I me lened unto a joyful place
Birds’ matins — ten stanzas rhyme royal
Number 1671-2
24.   ff. 197v-201   Ground take in virtue by patriarchs old
Lydgate’s ‘Letabundus’ — thirty-nine 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 6824-3
25.   ff. 205-205v   Ye holy priests remembreth in your heart
‘An exortacion to Prestys’
Number 6820-6
26.   ff. 205v-214   Ye folks all which have devocion
Interpretacio Misse
Number 3746-2
27.   f. 214v   Now harken every man both more and less
St. Augustine on the Virtues of the Mass — fifteen couplets
Number 6819-7
28.   f. 215   Ye devout people which have observance
John Lydgate, On Kissing at ‘Verbum caro factum est’ — four 8-line stanzas
Number 3838-1
29.   ff. 221-230   O blessed Jesu that art full of might
Life of St. Anne — ninety-four stanzas rhyme royal, including 14-stanza prologue
Number 1725-2
30.   f. 233   Hail luminary and benign lantern
John Lydgate, ‘Ave regina celorum’ — six 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain
Number 4074-2
31.   ff. 233v-234   O thou joyful light eternal ye shine
John Lydgate, ‘Regina celi letare’ — five rhyme royal stanzas, each with an additional line in Latin
Number 1698-2
32.   ff. 234-235v   Hail blessed Lady the Mother of Christ Jesu
John Lydgate, ‘Ave Iesse Virgula’ — nineteen 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain
Number 4089-2
33.   ff. 236-237v   O well of sweetness replete in every vein
John Lydgate, ‘Legend of Dan Joos’, a miracle of the Virgin Mary — twenty stanzas rhyme royal
Number 843-5
34.   ff. 238-242   Between midnight and the fresh morrow gray
John Lydgate, Fifteen Joys and Sorrows of Our Lady — in rhyme royal including Prologues and an Envoy
Number 5731-14
35.   ff. 242-243v   This mighty William Duke of Normandy
Verses on the Kings of England (Lydgate)
Number 2051-1
36.   f. 244v   Homo proponit / Oft times in vain
Homo proponit, deus disponit’ — a short cross-rhymed quatrain
Number 1497-1
37.   f. 244v   Gaudete iusti in domino
The Battle of Barnet — four 8-line stanzas, with refrain, ‘Conuertimini ye comons and drede your kyng / For now regneth ryghtwysly oure souerayn’
Number 3563-2
38.   ff. 245-245v   Most sovereign lord O blissful christ Jesu / From our enemies
John Lydgate, ‘A Prayer for King Henry VI and his Queen and the People’ — eight stanzas rhyme royal, and an Envoy of four stanzas
Number 611-2
39.   ff. 246-246v   As I me lened unto a joyful place
Birds’ matins — ten stanzas rhyme royal
Number 3084-1
40.   ff. 247-248v   Like as great waters increasen into floods fele
A song of ‘Galaunt’ (an acrostic of the Deadly Sins) — rhyme royal stanzas
Number 4308-1
41.   f. 274ra-274rb   Our glorious Father that art in heaven
John Lydgate, paraphrase of the Pater Noster — seven rhyme royal stanzas with Latin refrain in stanzas 1-6
Number 1712-1
42.   ff. 274rb-274vb   Hail glorious Lady and heavenly queen
John Lydgate, ‘Salutacio Angelica’ — eight 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 6603-2
43.   ff. 274vb-275vb   Whoso desireth to get and conquer
Thomas Hoccleve, A miracle of the Virgin Mary: How Our Lady’s Psalter was first found — eighteen stanzas rhyme royal
Number 4888-1
44.   ff. 275vb-276rb   Sith in this world there can no thing be sure
An exhortation against the Deadly Sins — ten stanzas rhyme royal
Number 3775-2
45.   ff. 276rb-276va   Now Jesu lord and well of all goodness
‘A deuout prayer toward thy bedde at nyght’ — six quatrains (abab)
Number 2862-2
46.   f. 276va-276vb   Jesu Lord blessed Thou be
A morning prayer — seven quatrains
Number 5592-1
47.   ff. 276vb-277vb   There stood beside the cross of Jesu
Meditacio de Passione Domini nostri ihesu cristi’ — fifteen eight-line stanzas
Number 2419-1
48.   ff. 277vb-278va   If thou wilt worship singularly
‘An exortacion…to excyte euery crystyn creature to worshyp euery drope of blood that oure blessyd and mercyfull Lord Ihus shed’, etc. — fifty-six couplets
Number 5425-4
49.   f. 278va   The number of Jesu Christs wounds
The number of the Wounds of Christ and the number of the Drops of Blood from these Wounds — nine lines
Number 4107-4
50.   ff. 278vb-284rb   O ye folks that been hard-hearted as a stone
‘Dance of Macabre’
Number 1187
51.   ff. 285ra-287rb   Emperor of all emperors omnipotent
Paruus tractatus…de magnificentia ecclesie’ — thirty-nine 8-line stanzas
Number 5788-1
52.   ff. 287va-289vb   This world is born up by estates seven
?John Lydgate, ‘A Pageant of Knowledge’ — thirty-nine rhyme royal and eight-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 3479-2
53.   ff. 290-292v   Mercy and Truth met on a high mountain
A Praise of Peace, by Lydgate — twenty-four 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with ‘pees’ last word of each stanza
Number 6059-4
54.   f. 293   Toward the end of frosty January
John Lydgate, ‘Look in thy merour and deeme noon othir wiht’ —
twenty-seven 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain, including Envoy
Number 2156-5
55.   ff. 296v-298   I counsel whatsoever thou be
John Lydgate, ‘Consulo quisque eris’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 663-5
56.   ff. 298-299v   As of honey men gatheren oft sweetness
John Lydgate, ‘Song of Vertu’ — thirteen 8-line stanzas with refrain, ‘Who sueth vertu vertu he shall lere’
Number 3058-4
57.   ff. 300-301v   Let no man boast of cunning ne virtue
John Lydgate, ‘Midsomer Rose’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 1464-2
58.   ff. 305-314   From Christs birth complete nine hundred year
John Lydgate, Guy of Warwick — 592 lines in 8-line stanzas
Number 3563-3
59.   ff. 318-319   Most sovereign lord O blissful christ Jesu / From our enemies
John Lydgate, ‘A Prayer for King Henry VI and his Queen and the People’ — eight stanzas rhyme royal, and an Envoy of four stanzas
Number 5731-15
60.   ff. 319-320v   This mighty William Duke of Normandy
Verses on the Kings of England (Lydgate)