SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 932
IMEV 569
NIMEV 569
By God and Saint Hillary
The Madman’s Song — one eight-line stanza
Subjects: songs, erotic; erotic songs
Versification: — eight-line — aaabaaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 851 (SC 3041), f. 2
First Lines:
Be god & seinte hillare
Mi clerk was of il lare…
Last Lines:
…Riht with hir ers bar
Had pist in þis wistil
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.259-60.