SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 4339
IMEV 2735
NIMEV 2735
Over all gates that I have gone
‘The Ivy-tre’ — nine quatrains (abab) and burden: ‘Nowell nowell ell ell / I pray yow lystyn qwat I yow [tell]’
Subjects: carols, holly and ivy
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College S.54 (259), ff. 12-12v
First Lines:
Ouer all gatis that I haff gone
Amonge þe grovys so fayer & grene…
Last Lines:
…I pray ȝow tent qwat I ȝow tell
And love well Ivy euery schon
Note: End of burden destroyed by tear.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes, and G. C. Macaulay, eds. “Fifteenth Century Carols and Other Pieces.” Modern Language Review 8 (1913): 68-87: 83-4.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 95-6; 1977, 83-4.