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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Addit. 37787
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 7640; Grid 404 268 (Worcs).
Number 1977-2
1.   f. 3   Here is a good confession / That teacheth man to salvation
Two couplets prefixed to the Forma Confitendi in prose
Number 1587-2
2.   ff. 11v-12   God that all hast made of nought / For love of man
‘A confessioun of wyrschip i orysoun’ — eight couplets
Number 2292-4
3.   ff. 12-12v   I Thee honour with all my might / In form of bread as I Thee see
A prayer at the ‘leuacion’ — five quatrains
Number 5438-1
4.   f. 12v1   The pope hath granted a full fair pardon
An introductory rubric to 1164.
Number 1164-3
5.   ff. 12v2-14   Early in the morning Jesu the Jews gin take
The Hours of the Cross — 26 lines per hour; abcbdbebfgf followed by refrain of aabcbcdcecfgfhh
Number 5070-3
6.   ff. 14-15   Sweet Jesu Christ to Thee / A guilty wretch I yield me
A Prayer of Confession — in couplets
Number 5083-4
7.   ff. 15-15v   Sweet Lady Saint Mary
A prayer to the Virgin Mary — twenty-two lines in couplets
Number 4729-3
8.   ff. 15v-16   Saint Michael and Saint Gabriel
Prayer to angels, apostles, and martyrs — in quatrains
Number 1280-2
9.   ff. 16-17v   Father and Son and Holy Ghost / Lord to Thee I cry and call
A prayer to the Trinity — thirteen 8-line stanzas
Number 1909-1
10.   f. 18   He that will his soul leche / Listeneth to me and I woll…
‘The Stacions of Rome’ — in couplets
Number 605-5
11.   ff. 34-45v   As I lay in a winters night / In a darkening before the day
‘þe disputisoun betwen þe bodi and þe soule’ — 61 to 74 eight-line stanzas (abababab) sometimes written as quatrains with medial rhyme
Number 6622-3
12.   f. 89vc   Whoso oft sayeth this is with good will
Promise of grace to those who often say the preceding prayer (5077), immediately following 5077 — four lines monorhyming
Number 1284-2
13.   ff. 142-143v   Father and Son and Holy Ghost / That I clepe and call most
A prayer for ‘three boons’ — fifteen 6-line stanzas
Number 1280-3
14.   ff. 143v-146   Father and Son and Holy Ghost / Lord to Thee I cry and call
A prayer to the Trinity — thirteen 8-line stanzas
Number 5077-4
15.   ff. 146v-156v   Sweet Jesu now will I sing
A song of love to Jesus — in monorhyming quatrains
Number 3433-28
16.   ff. 156v-157v   Mary mother well thou be / Mary maiden think on me
An orison to the Virgin Mary in the Speculum Christiani (Octaua Tabula) — twenty-seven couplets
Number 1597-2
17.   ff. 157v-158   God that art of mights most / The seven gifts of the Holy Ghost
A prayer for the gifts of the Holy Ghost — five 6-line stanzas
Number 3204-3
18.   ff. 158-159   Lord I yield me guilty / That I never fed the hungry
A confession for negligence of the Works of Mercy — four 6-line stanzas
Number 3222-2
19.   f. 159r1   Lord sung have I ofte / In my five wits with will and thought
‘An orison for sauynge of þe fyue wyttes’ — two 6-line stanzas
Number 2685-2
20.   ff. 159r2-160   Inwardly lord beseech I the / All my trespass forgive thou me
‘An orisoun for negligence of the X Commandments’ — fourteen couplets
Number 6196-3
21.   ff. 160-160v   Welcome Lord in form of bread
A prayer at the ‘leuacion’ — six 6-line stanzas
Number 539-1
22.   f. 170   And suffered for you wounds smart
Exhortation to worship by the Passion — ten couplets