The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Beth all glad and merry that sitteth at this mess
A sotelty for a bridal feast — one couplet
Subjects: occasional verse; marriage, festal verses for
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne]
, f. 68v
beith all gladd and mery that sittith at this messe
and prayeth for
the kyng and all his…
Note: Written as prose; not completed.
Furnivall, Frederick James,
The Babees Book, etc.
o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and
Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: rev. ed. 359.