The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
That passing goodness the root of all virtue
Verses written to his Mistress, the flower of womanhood, a love epistle —
six stanzas rhyme royal including Envoy
Subjects: love letters; envoys
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 306
, ff. 137v
That pasaunt Goodnes the Rote of all vertve
Whiche Rotide is in
…Say it is hire olde loli þat loueth hire so fre
hire louynge a lone not schanginge for no newe
Furnivall, Frederick James,
Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other
o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 43-4; rev. ed. 71-2.
Chaytor, Henry John.
The Troubadours and England.
Cambridge: University Press, 1923: 137-8.
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 190-1.