The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Hail thou festful day
A verse insert in a prose text on Adam and Melchisedech — 18
Subjects: Easter; Passion, exhortation to worship by; Christ, Passion of; Cross, feast of the Exaltation of
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 423 (SC 2322)
, f. 411v
Heil þou festful day
þat puttist oure woundes
…The þeef on cristis rith hand
herd ful good
Note: Written as prose.
Mills, C. A.,
John Capgrave’s Solace of Pilgrimes, c. 1450.
London, New York: H. Frowde, 1911: 160.