The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.48 (SC 11914)
Number 6276-5
1.   ff. 5-78   When bright Phoebus passed was the Ram
John Lydgate, The Siege of Thebes — 4716 lines in couplets
Number 5731-8
2.   ff. 78v-80   This mighty William Duke of Normandy
Verses on the Kings of England (Lydgate)
Number 4431-3
3.   f. 80   Queen of heaven of hell eke empress
John Lydgate, Verses On the Five Joys addressed to the Virgin Mary — seven 8-line stanzas(ababbcbc) and an Envoy of 28 lines (3 8-line stanzas, ababbcbc and four-line verba compilatoris, abba)
Number 1418-2
4.   ff. 84-111v   For why that God is inwardly the wit / Of man
‘Cato Major’
Number 3843-2
5.   f. 111v   O blessed Lord my Lord O Christ Jesu
Lydgate’s ‘Fifteen O’s of Christ’ — forty-two 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 1075-4
6.   ff. 117-128   Controversies pleas and all discord
’Hors, Goose and Shepe’
Number 1356-9
7.   ff. 128v-130   For health of body cover for cold thine head
John Lydgate, ‘Dietary’ — ten 8-line stanzas
Number 6586-2
8.   ff. 128v-130   Who will be whole and keep him from sickness
John Lydgate, ‘A Doctryne for Pestilence’ — three 8-line stanzas followed without a break by 1356 except in U. S. National Library of Medicine MS E 4.
Number 3588-5
9.   ff. 130-131v   My dear child first thy self enable / With all thine heart…
Stans Puer ad Mensam, ascribed to Lydgate — fourteen stanzas rhyme royal, with Envoy
Number 4466-1
10.   f. 131v   Remembering on the great unstableness
John Lydgate, a Ballade on an Ale Seller — eleven stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6104-1
11.   ff. 133-133v   Under your hood is but one countenance
Ballade per antiphrasim
Number 3850-1
12.   ff. 133v-134   O blessed Queen about the starred heaven
?John Lydgate, ‘Stella celi extirpauit’, perhaps by Lydgate — four 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Number 4068-1
13.   ff. 134-134v   O sweetest balm of greatest excellence
An orison to the Virgin Mary — three 8-line stanzas with the refrain, ‘For in thin helpe is al myn affiaunce’
Number 2840-1
14.   f. 134v   Jesu for Thy holy name / And for Thy bitter Passion
The popular prayer by the Holy Name — four lines, frequently followed by two more varying lines
Number 4778-1
15.   ff. 135-135v   Salue with all obeisance to God in humblesse
Prayer to the Virgin, in which first words of each line are the Latin words of a prayer to the Virgin (read down the left edges of lines); 5 eight-line stanzas