The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Behold how it is come to pass
Second song at the end of the Weavers’ Pageant in the Coventry cycle
) — three quatrains,
Subjects: songs; mystery plays, English songs in
1.Source: Coventry, Coventry Archives PA 11/2 [Robert Croo MS]
, f. 17v
Beholde how hit ys come to pase
that manye yeres before was
…Recownfort vs bothe gret & small
that yn thy trewthe we
lyve & dye
Note: On p. 32 is name ‘James Hewyt’ written below this song,
possibly early performer?
Two Coventry Corpus Christi Plays.
e.s. 87 (1902; 2nd ed. 1957); repr. 1967: 70-1.