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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Addit. 39574
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) 1.102 (‘Language of Soke or possibly NW Ely’).
Number 2915-6
1.   ff. 1-4v   Jesu that hast me dear I-bought
A meditation on the Passion — 154 lines in couplets
Number 1701-1
2.   ff. 4v-12v   Hail boot of bale blessed Queen
Orison to the Virgin Mary — 320 lines in couplets
Number 861-1
3.   ff. 12v-15v   Blessed be thou Baptist born and forth brought
In honour of St John Baptist — ten 14-line stanzas
Number 3207-7
4.   ff. 15v-45   Lord in Thine anger up take me not / And in Thy wrath blame thou not me
Maydestone’s version of the Penitential Psalms — in 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Number 5577-3
5.   ff. 51-52v   There is no creator but one
‘Do Merci bifore thi Judement’ — eight twelve-line stanzas (ababababbcbc) with this refrain
Number 433-3
6.   ff. 52v-53v   Almighty God maker of heaven
A hymn to the Creator — five 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘Ihesu haue mercy on me’
Number 5707-3
7.   ff. 54-57   This is Gods own complaint
The Complaint of God — eleven 12-line stanzas (ababababbcbc) with refrain, ‘Whi art þou to þi frend vnkinde’
Number 1611-1
8.   f. 57v1   God that madest all thing of nought
A Prayer to God the Father — two six-line stanzas
Number 3416-1
9.   ff. 57v2-58   Mary Gods mother dear
To Our Lady — one 6-line stanza (aabccb)
Number 4625-1
10.   f. 58r1   Saint John for grace thou crave
Prayer to Saint John — one 6-line stanza (aabccb)
Number 3433-29
11.   ff. 58r2-59v   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