The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
On boughs of tree of great might
A verse charm, Jesus on the cross — one six-line stanza in
Subjects: charms; Christ, crucifixion of
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 56
, f. 100
On bowes of tre of gret myght
Hengene thre bodys be day
Jesus henge heme betwene
Dismas and Jesmas and þat was
Dismas to Jesus he gane call
And Jesmas in wanhoppe anone gone
Gray, Douglas. “Notes on Some Middle English Charms.” In Chaucer and Middle English Studies in Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins.
Beryl Rowland, ed.
London: Allen and Unwin, 1974: 100.