The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Our ship is launched from the ground
‘De Navi vel Puppe. A.D. 1458’, political verses on the
State by a Lancastrian — two 4-line stanzas (aaab) plus burden (b): ‘Stere
well the good shype God be our gyde’
Title(s): ‘De Navi vel Puppe. A.D. 1458’
Subjects: political poems; carols, political
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 516
, ff. 32-33
Ouer shyp is launched from the grounde
Blessed be god both sane and
…Whoo loue it not god make hym blynde
In peynes to
“Political Poems of the Reigns of Henry VI and Edwrd IV.”
29 (1842): 318-47: 326-30.
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries.
New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 191-3.
Greene, Richard Leighton.
The Early English Carols.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see
also Greene (1935)