The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
By true record of the Doctor Bede
John Lydgate, Verses on Cambridge — fourteen rhyme royal
Author(s): John Lydgate
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Mm.1.35
, p. 249a
By trew recorde of the Doctor Bede
that some tyme wrotte so mikle
with his hand…
…Five hundreth yere thirtie & eke nyne
In this matter ye
gett no more of me
For which by recorde all clarks seyne the same
Of heresie Cambridge bare never blame
Note: Written by post-medieval hand (eighteenth-century, Thomas
Attributed Author: Johannes Lidgatus (top p. 249)
Stubbs, Charles W.
The Story of Cambridge.
London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1905: 2-3.
MacCracken, Henry Noble,
John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems.
o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 652-5.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 367
, f. 88ra
By trewe recorde of the doctor Bede
that some tyme wrotte so myckle
with his hande…
…for which By recorde all Clerkes seyne the same
Cambridge borie[?] never blame
Note: Written by the hand of John Stow, on a separate leaf tipped into the
volume, once folded across the middle, with verso blank except