The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
A pope in his solemnity
Technical terms for rulers’ titles — four lines
Subjects: didactic verse
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2259
, f. 144v
A pope in hys solempnyte
An emporor in hys mayeste
A kyng in hys
A duc in hys estat
Robbins, Rossell Hope.
“Poems Dealing with Contemporary Conditions.”
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English.
Albert E. Hartung, ed.
Vol. 5, fascicle 13. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and
Sciences, 1975: 1385-1536, 1631-1725: 1499.