The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Flower of maidens all Tu gloria virginitatis
Six lines asking for grace for the scribe of one MS of the Pricke of
Conscience — six lines rhyming ababbb
Title(s): Pricke of Conscience
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayer to; prayers, to Virgin Mary; scribes
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College E.34 (137)
, f. 113v
ffloure of Maydens alle
Tu gloria virginitatis
Whan we to þe
Rege nos sociando beatis
He þat wrote þis tretis
graunte heuene blis
Note: Written first four lines as two lines in MS; at end of Pricke of
Conscience in this MS; followed by line ‘Nomen scriptoris est
Ricardus plenus Amoris’ (f. 113v).
James, Montague Rhodes.
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of St.
John’s College, Cambridge.
Cambridge: at the UP, 1913: 174.