The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
O when be divine deliberation
An envoy to the Virgin Mary — six stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Virgin Mary; envoys
Lydgate, John, The Complaynt of the Black Knight
, Chepman and Myllar, 1508 (STC
17014.3; formerly STC 5099) , sigs. b.5v
QWhen be dyvyne deliberatioun
Of persons thre in a god hede
Be thy meke mene that place in hevin to wyn
That ordanyt was for
Abraham & his kyn
The Chepman and Myllar Prints: Nine Tracts from the First Scottish
Press, Edinburgh, 1508 Followed by the Two other Tracts in the same Volume in the
National Library of Scotland.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1950: 134-5.
Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS. together with The Chepman
and Myllar Prints.
Scottish Text Society
65. Edinburgh, 1918: 204-5.