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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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DIMEV 762
IMEV 467.5
NIMEV see 64
Be it true or be it false / It is as the copy was
Concluding rubric by the scribe concerning the poems copied — one couplet
Subjects: rubrics, scribal
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, f. 7
Transcription:
Be hyt trew or be hitt fals
hitt is as þe copy was
Note: Accompanying 95; written in rubric.
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, f. 157v
Transcription:
Be it trwe or be it fals
Hyt is as þe coopy was
Note: Accompanying 2866.
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.
3.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, f. 216
Transcription:
Be it trowe or be it fals
it is os the Cope was
Note: Accompanying 3184, in a different hand from the text.
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.