SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 2128
IMEV 1279
NIMEV 1279
I am Rose woe is me
A woman’s lament — four short lines translating Latin version preceding, heu iii qui rosa…
Note: Latin incomplete due to cropping.
Subjects: women, as speakers/narrators; laments
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Hh.6.11, f. 67
Transcription:
I am Rose wo is me
sutere kat ignete þe
þat i wacs þat weylawey
cherles hand me þristet ay
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 233.
Barratt, Alexandra. “‘I am Rose’ Restored.” Notes and Queries n.s. 37 [235] (1990): 270: 270.