SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 6394
When Phoebus passed was the Ram
Fragment beginning of a Humphrey Newton poem — four lines in couplets
Subjects: astrology/astronomy; fragments
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 127v
Transcription:
Quene phebus passyd was þe ram
and in myd april into þe bull came
and saturnus with ys frosty face
In Iubiter had takyn hym a place…
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “Humphrey Newton and Bodleian Library, MS Lat. Misc. C.66.” Medium Ævum 69 (2000): 279-91: 285.