The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Knowen all men that are and shall been
’Carta Dei’ (one form of the ‘Charter of
Christ’) — forty-two lines in couplets
Title(s): ’Carta Dei’
Subjects: charters, of Christ
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Kent Charter 233
Knowyn alle men tat arn and schuln ben
þat U Ihesus of nazaren
…þe ȝer of my regne her
Thretty wynter and
þredde half ȝer
Note: At the end: ‘Hec est carta dei’.
Macray, William D.
“Fifteenth-Century Religious Verses.”
Notes and Queries
9th ser. 8 (1901): 240: 240.
Spalding, Mary Caroline.
The Middle English Charters of Christ.
Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1914: 97-8.