The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Christ cross me speed ABC
‘How þe gosyps made a royal feest’ — in
Note: Related to The gossips feast (
The gossips feast: or, a merry meeting of women kinde each other greeting. VVhich by a fire with
spiced ale, told many a pleasant Christmas tale. To a delicate northerne tune: or, there was an old
man sate piping, [London]: Printed at London [by M. Flesher?] for Thomas Lambert at the signe
of the Hors-shoo in Smithfield, [1635?] )?
Title(s): ‘How þe gosyps made a royal feest’
Here begynneth a lytell propre ieste. Called cryste cross me spede. a.b.c. How yt good gosyps made a
royall feest. [In verse.]
, London [W. de Worde,] [1534?]
Cryste crosse me spede ABC
The grace of the graye
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall.
Typographical Antiquities. Revised Joseph Ames and William
4 vols. London: Bulmer, 1810, 1812, 1816, 1818: 2.368.