The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
This soul I challenge for to win / That I know is full of sin
Debate of a devil with angel, the Virgin Mary, Christ and God over the soul of
a dying man — eight couplets
Subjects: devil; Virgin Mary, aid to salvation; debates, between angels and devils; Christ, grace of
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Faustina B.VI
, Part II, f. 2
Þis saule I chalange for to wyne
Þat I knaw is ful of
Sone als þou biddes it sall be
Na thinge will I deny
Heffernan, Thomas J.
“The Virgin as an Aid to Salvation in Some Fifteenth-Century English and
52 (1983): 229-38: 235.