The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Mistress Anne this book and my heart is all yours
Verses for offering a book as a gift — two couplets
Subjects: bookplates; lovers, addresses to beloved; women
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 1087
, f. 146v
Mystres Anne this Boke & my hartte ys all yours
Gode send yow good
Chaunce & meny good New yersse
And al hallone that be with yn this Boke
send me your owne my desyre & harttes Reste
Note: Written in a hand of the sixteenth century; addressed to Anne, with
signature, ‘En dieu Essperaunce A. W.’ (f.
Schulz, Herbert. C., Norma B. Cuthbert, and Naydée Noya.
Ten Centuries of Manuscripts in the Huntington Library.
San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1962: 6.
Dutschke, C. W.
Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington
2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 2.396.