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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 322 (SC 21896)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 6240; Grid 545 210 (Essex).
Number 2863-3
1.   ff. 2-7v   Jesu Lord for Thy holy circumcision
John Lydgate, ‘Kalendar’ — fifty-one stanzas rhyme royal and concluding 8-line stanza (ababbcbc)
Number 2940-4
2.   f. 8ra-8rb   Jesu thy sweetness who so might it see
A Song of Love to Jesus — fourteen 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Number 2461-4
3.   ff. 8v-9va   In a tabernacle of a tour
A lament of the Virgin Mary — twelve 8-line stanzas with the refrain: Quia amore langueo
Number 3786-1
4.   f. 9vb   Now now Jesu for Thy circumcision
A prayer by the Seven Times Christ shed his Blood — four 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 3075-1
5.   ff. 10ra-15vb   Lief Lord my soul Thou spare
The nine lessons of the Dirige or ‘Pety Iob’ — fifty-seven 12-line stanzas with refrain, Parce michi domine
Number 924-2
6.   ff. 15rb-16vb   By a forest side walking as I went
‘A tretyse of Parce michi domine’, Allegory of the bird with four feathers — 240 lines in 8-, l2-, up to 20-line stanzas, with this refrain
Number 1226-1
7.   ff. 18rb-19rb   Every man and woman hath great need
Sex obseruanda omni Christiano in extremis’ — twenty-four quatrains
Number 4905-1
8.   ff. 19vb-20ra   Sith that ye list to be my hostess
Death’s Warning to the World — eight stanzas rhyme royal; partly from The Fall of Princes (1904), I.764-70, 806-12, 918-24, 925-31, 960-66.
Number 4097-1
9.   f. 20ra-b   O worldly folk averteth and take heed
John Lucas, a ‘ballad’ — four stanzas rhyme royal