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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Leiden, Leiden University Library Vossius Germ. Gall. Q.9
Number 4997-2
1.   f. iiiv   Son of Priamus gentle Paris of Troy
The Judgement of Paris — four stanzas rhyme royal
Number 4129-4
2.   f. 1   Of Agamemnon under the large empire born in Athens
John Lydgate, ‘Life of St. Giles’, including a prayer to that saint and envoy — forty-six 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 3085-6
3.   f. 8v   Like as the Bible maketh mention
John Lydgate, ‘Legend of St. Austin at Compton’ — fifty-one 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc), including envoy
Number 1464-7
4.   f. 17   From Christs birth complete nine hundred year
John Lydgate, Guy of Warwick — 592 lines in 8-line stanzas
Number 4105-7
5.   f. 29v   O ye creatures that be reasonable
Dance of Macabre
Number 4420-15
6.   f. 42   Problems of old likeness and figures
John Lydgate, ‘The Chorle and the Birde’ — fifty-four stanzas rhyme royal including 2-stanza envoy, plus one 8-line ‘Verba translatoris’ (ababbcbc)
Number 2490-7
7.   f. 49   In Egypt whilom as I read and find
John Lydgate, Fabula duorum mercatorum — 130 stanzas rhyme royal, including Envoy
Number 1904-60
8.   ff. 65v-80v; ff. 104-106v   He that whilom did his diligence
Fall of Princes
Number 1075-12
9.   f. 80v   Controversies pleas and all discord
’Hors, Goose and Shepe’
Number 5731-36
10.   ff. 92v-94   This mighty William Duke of Normandy
Verses on the Kings of England (Lydgate)
Number 5803-11
11.   f. 94v   This wretched worlds transmutation
Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘Balade of Fortune’ — nine eight-line stanzas and a six-line Envoy
Number 3588-24
12.   f. 96v   My dear child first thy self enable / With all thine heart…
Stans Puer ad Mensam, ascribed to Lydgate — fourteen stanzas rhyme royal, with Envoy
Number 6586-9
13.   f. 98v   Who will be whole and keep him from sickness
John Lydgate, ‘A Doctryne for Pestilence’ — three 8-line stanzas followed without a break by 1356 except in U. S. National Library of Medicine MS E 4.
Number 1356-52
14.   f. 99   For health of body cover for cold thine head
John Lydgate, ‘Dietary’ — ten 8-line stanzas
Number 45-4
15.   f. 101v   A forward knave plainly to describe
John Lydgate, ‘A Satyrical Ballad against Jack Hare’ — ten 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘Whiche of a bolle can pluk out the lyneng’
Number 6617-1
16.   f. 107   Whoso list to know the tokens perversary
Signa seculi degenerantis’ — two stanzas rhyme royal
Number 5530-5
17.   ff. 107v   The wise man said to his sons
‘Prouerbis of Wysdom’ — 106 lines in couplets
Number 2650-1
18.   f. 109v   In thy condition of infortunage
On Fortune — three 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 6736-1
19.   f. 110   With notes clear and voice entuned clean
A Nightingale poem — four stanzas rhyme royal.
Number 2169-2
20.   f. 110v   I have a lady whereso she be
‘The Discryuyng of a fayre lady‘: a mock courtly panegyric of traditional charms — seven stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6131-1
21.   f. 112   Upon Thames fro London miles three
Venus presents to a dreamer a picture of a beautiful lady — two stanzas rhyme royal
Number 3544-1
22.   f. 112v   Most glorious Lord with Thy cross be Thou my speed
An ABC hymn to Christ and the Virgin Mary — twenty-seven stanzas rhyme royal
Number 3937-14
23.   ff. 117-135v   O how wholesome and glad is the memory
John Lydgate, ‘Testament’, in five sections—sections 1, 3, and 5 in 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc); sections 2 and 4 in rhyme royal
Number 3265-1
24.   f. 125v   Love God and dread shame
A book plate of John Kyng of Dammowe — two couplets
Number 1326-24
25.   p. 191   Flee from the press and dwell with sothfastness
‘Truth’
Number 4500-7
26.   p. 204   Right mighty Prince and it be your will
John Lydgate, letter to Gloucester for money — eight 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) including Envoy; refrain ‘Onely for lak of plate and of coignage’ or refrain phrase ‘plate and of coignage’