The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV see 4165
Lordings lief and dear listeneth to me a stound
‘Symonye and Covetise’, on the evil times of Edward II — 414
lines in tail-rhyme stanzas
A redaction of 6677
, with 114
lines not found there.
Title(s): ‘Symonye and Covetise’
Subjects: evils of the times; satires; contemporary conditions
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 48 (SC 1885)
, ff. 325v
Lordynges leue & dere listneþ to me a stounde
Of a newe
reste þat nwlich was y founde…
…& euer to serue god þe bet for þat y haf ȝow
& come to hym þat fore vs was to þe iwes
Note: Lacks two leaves.
A Poem on the times of Edward II
28. London: Richard, 1849.
Ross, Thomas W.
“On the Evil Times of Edward II. A new version from Ms Bodley
75 (1957): 173-93: 177-93.