SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Found Records:
Aberdeen, Aberdeen University Library 21
Number 4513-6
1.   f. 25rb   Rome no thing is peer to thee
In praise of Rome — one quatrain in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 24) — in quatrains
Number 2392-6
2.   f. 26rb   If the stone is one
Riddling couplets inscribed on a pillar, in John Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Cap. 24)
Number 6726-6
3.   f. 27ra   With four horse all snow white
A couplet from Ovid, Ars amatoria i.114, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 25).
Number 1231-6
4.   f. 27ra   Every night there a cock
Verses on a table of brass, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, ch. 24) — five cross-rhymed quatrains
Number 3801-6
5.   ff. 37-39v   Now the book taketh on hand
‘Of the londe of Wales’, a verse description of Wales in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Chap. 38) — 460 lines in doggerel couplets
Number 5041-6
6.   ff. 40vb-41ra   Strange men that needeth
Peaceful England — 26 lines in couplets, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, chap. 41)
Number 660-6
7.   f. 42rb   As much as gnaws
A translation of lines in Virgil in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book II, Cap. 44) — two couplets
Number 2748-6
8.   f. 45ra-45rb   It is unknow / What man built this city now
A verse insert on Chester Castle in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Bk I, Cap. 48) — thirteen doggerel couplets
Number 5556-1
9.   f. 45rb   There Babylon lore more might hath truth the more
A single couplet in the Polychronicon