SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 492
An hot winter a tempestly summer
Prognostications for the coming year based on the Dominical Letter — nineteen couplets
Subjects: prognostications; weather; calendars
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 64 [olim Phillipps 6883], ff. 94ra-95ra
First Lines:
A An hoote wynter A tempestly somer
Plenty of corne of frute goode caster…
Last Lines:
…G An hoote wynter a tempestly somer
A temparat haruyste & tempest of fyere
A ffevorus yere litill hony & goode flax yere
Dyinge of olde folkis moche haye in feere
Note: In order of Dominical Letters, BAGFEDC, so out of order in relation to alphabet; Dominical letters precede each stanza; interspersed with 3122.
Editions:
Mooney, Linne R. “Practical Didactic Works in Middle English.” Diss. Toronto, 1981: 353-6.