The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Thou that weared the crown of thorns
Against excesses in women’s dress — eight lines (aabbbbcc) with
Subjects: clothing, against extremes of; women, against
four-line, two-line —
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 59 (SC 6943)
, f. 73
þou þat werred þe crowne of thornes
þe pryde of wommens hornes
And suffre hem longer with longe
Ne none oþer vicyous entayles…
…Lord for þy peyneful passyoun
To save oure soule frome
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries.
New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 139.