The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV see 2844/20
This new fruit of which I spe…and…
The seed sown in man’s heart by Christ the gardener — probably
thirteen long lines irregularly rhymed; ten lines incomplete, 5 couplets, line 8
Subjects: devotional verse; Christ, attributes of
1.Source: Kilkenny, Kilkenny Corporation Archives
Liber primus Kilkenniensis
, f. 1
…þat ful uneþe eny more me miȝt þer on
God hym was þe gardiner þat gan first þat sed
…Þo be gan þat nue sed sumdel to catch more
ȝut after þis meny man his blod shed þerfore
Seymour, St. John Delincourt.
“Three Medieval Poems from Kilkenny.”
Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy
41(c) (1932-33): 205-9: 206.
Richardson, Frances E.
“A Middle English Fragment from the First Book of Kilkenny.”
Notes and Queries
n.s. 9  (1962): 47-8: 47.