The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
On folly was my silver laid
On youth and old age — 23 lines in 8-line stanzas
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 4407 (19)g
…On folie was myn silwyr leyd
And folileke it betaght
fele men I had bred
þat we ben sundir saghte…
…God wot schrewe þe more
At bissop þe coke ner was mi
Note: Begins ln. 3 of first stanza; ends incomplete with first line of 4th
Skeat, Walter William.
“‘Elegy on the Death of King Edward I’ from a New
Modern Language Review
7 (1912): 149-52: 151 (lines 7-14 only).
Smithers, G. V.
“Fragment of A Lost Middle English Lyric.”
Notes and Queries
n.s. 34  (1987): 453-6: 453-6.