The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
London, British Library Egerton 3245 [olim Gurney]
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 9320; Grid 614 258 (Suffolk).
Number 6482-14
1.      When will thou come and comfort me
Quia amore langueo
Number 3290-18
2.   f.    Loved be thou king and thanked be thou king
Form of Living
Number 2286-5
3.      I sleep and my heart wakes / Who shall to my leman say
Three rhyming lines in Rolle’s Ego Dormio
Number 3617-6
4.      My king the water greet / and the blood he sweat
Meditacio de passione’ in the treatise, Ego dormio — 41 rhyming lines in various stanzaic patterns
Number 3651-6
5.      My song is in singing / My life is in longing
Cantus Amoris,’ rhyming lines in the treatise, Ego dormio — 93 lines in varying meters and stanzaic patterns including long-line couplets with or without medial rhyme, monorhyming 3-6-line stanzas, and a six-line stanza aabccb
Number 6007-1
6.   f. 1v   To the blissful Trinity be done all reverence
Introductory couplet in one MS to the Prick of Conscience (5398)
Number 1299-1
7.   f. 1v   Father Son and Holy Ghost / Almighty God sitting in throne
An Invocation (prefixed to the Pricke of Conscience) — one 8-line stanza
Number 5398-56
8.   f. 2   The might of the Father Almighty
The Pricke of Conscience, sometimes attributed to Richard [Rolle of] Hampole
Number 357-5
9.   f. 150v   All perishes and passes that we with eye see
First lyric inserted in Rolle’s Ego Dormio — 8 or 10 irregular alliterative lines
Number 1962-1
10.   f. 156   Here endeth as ye may see
A colophon ascribing The Pricke of Conscience to ‘Richard þe holy ermyte’ — two couplets
Number 412.5-1
11.   f. 183v   All-wielding God of mights most
A general confession — forty couplets
Number 6195-1
12.   f. 185   Welcome Lord in form of bread
A prayer at the ‘leuacion’ — ten lines
Number 3194-1
13.   f. 185   Lord God as Thou art all good
A devout prayer — fourteen lines
Number 2288-1
14.   f. 185   I thank Thee Jesu of all Thy goodness
A prayer to be said at the ‘leuacion’ — six lines
Number 2940-9
15.   f. 185v   Jesu thy sweetness who so might it see
A Song of Love to Jesus — fourteen 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Number 2915-8
16.   f. 185v   Jesu that hast me dear I-bought
A meditation on the Passion — 154 lines in couplets
Number 1604-4
17.   f. 189v   God that is mightful / Speed all rightful
A simple prayer in monorhyming lines; length varies
Number 424-1
18.   f. 191   Almighty God in Trinity / Inwardly I thank Thee
An orison to the Trinity — four couplets
Number 3193-1
19.   f. 191   Lord God all-wielding / I beteach today into Thy hand
A general morning prayer — in couplets
Number 5615-1
20.   f. 191v   These letters three with the title
On the interpretation of the name ‘Ihc’ — forty-eight lines mainly in quatrains
Number 2871-5
21.   f. 192v   Jesu Lord welcome Thou be / In form of bread as I Thee see
A prayer at the ‘Leuacion’ — in couplets
Number 2905-2
22.   f. 193   Jesu that art heaven king / Soothfast God and man also
A prayer to Jesus — eight quatrains
Number 2825-1
23.   f. 193   Jesu Christ rightful Justice / King and lord over all kings
‘An holy meditaciun and the Sauteer of Crystis Passiun’ — sixty-three quatrains
Number 354-1
24.   f. 198   All our mischiefs have in Thy sight
A prayer to the Virgin — 45 lines in couplets
Number 3325-1
25.   f. 198v   Maid without make
A hymn to the Virgin Mary translating: ‘Virgo singularis respice quod quero’, etc. — in quatrains
Number 3411-1
26.   f. 201v   Mary blissful maid
A simple prayer to the Virgin Mary — one quatrain