SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 1185
IMEV 720
NIMEV 720
Eleven thousand virgins he that will honor
A promise of pardon to all who honour the 11,000 virgins with Pater Nosters and Aves — one 8-line stanza
Subjects: pardon, promise of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 140 [olim Phillipps 8299], f. 155v
First Lines:
xl Ml virgyns he that will honour
With so many pater noster and aues therto…
Last Lines:
…May be delyuered fro much care and woo
And fynd in this lyf much more grace
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.224.