The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
I welcome you brethren goodly in this hall
A ‘sotelty’ for a bridal feast — five lines
Subjects: marriage, festal verses for
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne]
, f. 68v
I welcombe you brethern godely in this hall
Ioy be vnto you
that euer this day it is now fall
that worthy lord that lay in an
Mayntayne your husbonde and you with your gyftys all
Note: Written as prose.
Furnivall, Frederick James,
The Babees Book, etc.
o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and
Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: 358.