The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Lowness and humility
Verses on the qualities that will lead one to heaven, preceding a copy of
Isidore’s Consilia in English prose — four monorhyming
Subjects: virtues; advice, spiritual
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz]
, f. 4
Lownes and humylyte
Clennes and chastyte
Mercy and Pyte
Note: Followed by Latin, ‘Iste virtutes suprascripte ducunt tractari
viam ad celorum’ before beginning of English prose.
“The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A
Checklist of Addenda.”
Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America
74 (1980): 235-58: 248.
Dutschke, C. W.
Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington
2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 1.247.