The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Leo the pope findeth by writing
Eight lines translating the Latin (11 lines): ‘Leo papa Nichil est
Subjects: Leo II, Pope; translations
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 390
, f. 1v
Leon þe pope fyndyth by wrytyng
Of þre yeftys þat beth
By þe wych euery syn in man regnyng
Hys ouercome &
put into a fall
Þe fyrst his expressyd by name
Being to leve to god
þe secvnd largyte þat cavsyth good fame
thryd cheryte to god hys comendabyll
Note: On flyleaf.
Attributed Title: Secundum Leonem papam : quod Bmkrlfk
James, Montague Rhodes, and Claude Jenkins.
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth
2 vols. Cambridge, 1930-32: 538.