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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 28561 [olim Burghley]
Number 4513-9
1.   f. 58rb   Rome no thing is peer to thee
In praise of Rome — one quatrain in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 24) — in quatrains
Number 4342-8
2.   f. 59rb   Pallas Evander and his son lieth here
Epitaph of the giant Pallas — three monorhyming lines in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 24)
Number 2392-8
3.   f. 59va   If the stone is one
Riddling couplets inscribed on a pillar, in John Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Cap. 24)
Number 1231-7
4.   f. 60rb   Every night there a cock
Verses on a table of brass, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, ch. 24) — five cross-rhymed quatrains
Number 3801-8
5.   ff. 71vb-73va   Now the book taketh on hand
‘Of the londe of Wales’, a verse description of Wales in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Chap. 38) — 460 lines in doggerel couplets
Number 5041-8
6.   ff. 74vb-75ra   Strange men that needeth
Peaceful England — 26 lines in couplets, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, chap. 41)
Number 660-7
7.   f. 76rb   As much as gnaws
A translation of lines in Virgil in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book II, Cap. 44) — two couplets
Number 2748-9
8.   ff. 79vb-80ra   It is unknow / What man built this city now
A verse insert on Chester Castle in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Bk I, Cap. 48) — thirteen doggerel couplets
Number 4924-1
9.   f. 127rb   Sitting on this see
On the chair of a judge, from Trevisa’s Polychronicon (Book III, c. 8) — four couplets
Number 3025-1
10.   f. 250v   Lady mine which cleped Cleo
Fragment of verse addressed to ‘Cleo’ — two unrhymed lines