SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 4820
IMEV 3095
NIMEV 3095
Shall I that am so high in throne
James Ryman song, 10 cross-rhymed quatrains with first repeated after each of the remaining nine as if a burden
Author(s): James Ryman



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 57-57v
First Lines:
Shalle I that am so high in trone
Moder shalle I doo soo
Shalle I take dethe for man alone
And suffre payne and woo
Of me thou hast take flesshe & bon
Dere sonne sith thou diddest soo…
Last Lines:
…Not vttirly thou me forsake
In langoure payne and woo
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 234-5.