The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
A widow poor was and free
The Poor Widow and the Rich Man — five couplets in a collection of
Title(s): The Poor Widow and the Rich Man
Subjects: tales, religious didactic
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323)
, f. 28
A vidue pouere was & freo
& luttel lond held
…þe oþer þer fel in parlesie
firbraid ful witerlie
Person, Henry Axel.
Cambridge Middle English Lyrics.
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 49.