The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 622
I am Alexander that conquered to Paradise gate
The Nine Worthies, in hand of Richard Kaye (sixteenth century) — eight
Author(s): Richard Kaye
Title(s): The Nine Worthies
Subjects: Worthies, Nine
1.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College copy of STC 1536
, sigs DD.3v
I am Alexander þat conquert to paradyse yate
Save the yle off
wemen all þe world I wan…
…Me thoght yt woss better mecull þen any crowne of
for loff of þat lord þat bethelem was borne
Note: Added to lower margins of a copy of
Bartholomeus Anglicus, a.k.a. Glanville, De Proprietatibus rerum, de Worde, 1495
Latin summation of the nine worthies on f. CC.5v in the
sixteenth-century hand of Richard Kaye.
Milne, J. G., and Elizabeth Sweeting.
“Marginalia in a Copy of Bartholomaeus Anglicus’ ‘De
Proprietatibus Rerum’: A new version of the Nine Worthies.”
Modern Language Review
40 (1945): 85-9; “Further Marginalia from a Copy of
Modern Language Review 40 (1945): 237-45: 87-9.