The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
I will that the cock have the quede
/ And for his song he shall be dead
A couplet in the Gesta Romanorum
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 9066
, f. 19v3
I wille that the cock have the quede
and for his songe he shall be
The Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum.
55. London: Nicol, 1838: 308.