The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Be the churl never so hard
A tag in William Wey’s Latin Itinerary to Compostella —
three monorhyming lines
Author(s): William Wey
Title(s): Itinerary to Compostella
Subjects: aphorisms; travel poems
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 565 (SC 2351)
, f. 100
Be the chorel nevyr so hard
He shall qwake by þe berde
Note: Written as prose.
The Itineraries of William Wey, Fellow of Eton College, to Jerusalem,
AD 1458 and AD 1462; and To Saint James of Compostella, AD 1456.
76, 88. London, 1857, 1867: 2.155.