The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
London, British Library Addit. 34360 [olim Phillipps 9053]
Number 2490-3
1.   ff. 4-18v   In Egypt whilom as I read and find
John Lydgate, Fabula duorum mercatorum — 130 stanzas rhyme royal, including Envoy
Number 6044-8
2.   f. 19   To you my purse and to none other wight
Chaucer’s ‘Complaynt to his Empty Purse’ — three stanzas rhyme royal and 5-line Envoy
Number 1432-1
3.   ff. 19-21v   Fortune alas alas what have I guilt
‘Complaint of a Prisoner against Fortune’ — twenty or twenty-one stanzas rhyme royal
Number 4935-1
4.   ff. 21v-22   So hath mine heart caught in remembrance
‘Womanly Noblesse — Balade that Chauncier made’ — three 9-line stanzas and 6-line Envoy
Number 5534-3
5.   f. 22   The world so wide the air so remevable
A single stanza rhyme royal, occurring separately and in combinations
Number 5428-4
6.   ff. 24-26v   The order of fools full yore agone begun
John Lydgate, The Order of Fools — twenty-two 8-line stanzas
Number 1075-7
7.   ff. 27-37   Controversies pleas and all discord
Hors, Goose and Shepe
Number 2575-2
8.   f. 37-49   In September at the falling of the leaf
’The Boke called Assemble de Damys’, ascribed to Chaucer — 755 lines in rhyme royal stanzas, including eleven introductory stanzas and three concluding stanzas
Number 4375-7
9.   ff. 49-51   Pity that I have sought so yore ago
Compleynt unto Pite
Number 5380-1
10.   ff. 51-53   The long nights when every creature
‘The Balade of Pite’ or ‘A Compleint to his Lady’ — 130 lines in various stanza forms
Number 4078-3
11.   ff. 53v-55; ff. 56v-57   O thou my soul give laud unto the Lord
John Lydgate, paraphrase of Psalm 102 — twenty-two 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with Latin text of Psalm preceding each stanza
Number 4271-5
12.   ff. 55v-56   On holy hills which beth of great renown
John Lydgate, ‘Gloriosa Dicta sunt de Te’ (The Virgin Mary likened to the New Jerusalem) — twenty-nine 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 4271-6
13.   ff. 57-57v   On holy hills which beth of great renown
John Lydgate, ‘Gloriosa Dicta sunt de Te’ (The Virgin Mary likened to the New Jerusalem) — twenty-nine 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 1502-1
14.   ff. 58-59   Gentleness and courtesy would be rewarded
On precious stones, especially the ‘Lapis Christus’; attrib. to ‘Richardoune’ — eight 7-line stanzas
Number 2814-2
15.   ff. 59-59v   Jesu Christ keep our lips from pollution
A prayer to Jesus — six 8-line stanzas
Number 332-1
16.   ff. 60-60v   All hail Mary full of grace
A prayer to the Virgin Mary — six 8-line stanzas
Number 5731-17
17.   ff. 60v-62v   This mighty William Duke of Normandy
Verses on the Kings of England (Lydgate)
Number 1356-22
18.   ff. 63-64   For health of body cover for cold thine head
John Lydgate, ‘Dietary’ — ten 8-line stanzas
Number 4500-2
19.   ff. 64v-65v   Right mighty Prince and it be your will
John Lydgate, letter to Gloucester for money — eight 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) including Envoy; refrain ‘Onely for lak of plate and of coignage’ or refrain phrase ‘plate and of coignage’
Number 5013-2
20.   ff. 65v-67v   Sovereign Immortal Everlasting God
Epitaphium eiusdam Ducis Glowcestrie, A.D. 1447 — thirteen 8-line stanzas with refrain, ‘Have mercy on hym buryed in this sepulture’
Number 6819-8
21.   ff. 68-68v   Ye devout people which have observance
John Lydgate, On Kissing at ‘Verbum caro factum est’ — four 8-line stanzas
Number 5826-5
22.   ff. 68v-69   Thou heavenly Queen of grace our lodestar
John Lydgate, a version of ‘Stella Celi extirpauit’ — four eight-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 3563-6
23.   ff. 69-70v   Most sovereign lord O blissful christ Jesu / From our enemies
John Lydgate, ‘A Prayer for King Henry VI and his Queen and the People’ — eight stanzas rhyme royal, and an Envoy of four stanzas
Number 2156-8
24.   ff. 70v-72v   I counsel whatsoever thou be
John Lydgate, ‘Consulo quisque eris’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 4169-7
25.   ff. 73-73v   Of God and kind proceedeth all beauty
John Lydgate, ‘A dyte of womenhis hornys’ — ten 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) including four-stanza envoy
Number 5990-2
26.   ff. 73v-77   To moralize a similitude who list these ballades sue
The Craft of Lovers, a dialogue between Cupido and Diana — twenty-six stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6787-1
27.   f. 77   Worldly worship is Joy transitory
The uncertainty of worldly honour — one stanza rhyme royal
Number 4240-1
28.   f. 77v   Of wine away the moles may ye wash
On removing spots made by wine, water, and milk — one stanza rhyme royal
Number 5584-4
29.   f. 77v   There is none so wise man but he may wisdom lere
‘Devoute & vertuos wordes’ — four long lines
Number 1544-12
30.   ff. 78-116   God almighty save and confirm our king
John Lydgate and Benedict Burgh, Secrees of old Philisoffres — 390 stanzas rhyme royal