SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 687
As time requireth so men done them use
Reply that men gave, in the time of Godwyn, when others said that bishops should be more concerned with cure of souls than with wealth and pomp, in Part VI of Fabyan’s Chronicle, Part VI, cap. 212, translating Latin verses of which only the beginning is given, preceding it — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: chronicles, verse in; abuses of the age; clergy, criticism/satire of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 10659. Fabyan, Robert , New Chronicles of Englande and of Fraunce, Pynson, 1533
First Lines:
As tyme requyreth so men doon theym vse
In wynter warme clothes in somer lyght and lesse…
Last Lines:
…In the churche but nowe men lyght be
Wherfore the maners must with men agre
Editions:
Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. The New Chronicles of England and France in Two Parts. repr. of Robert Fabyan, New Chronicles, Pynson 1516 (STC 10659). London: Rivington, 1811: 227-8.