The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.4.14
McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986)
Angus McIntosh, M. L. Samuels, and Michael Benskin.
A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English.
4 vols. = ‘LALME’. Aberdeen: Aberdeen Univ. Press, 1986
Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013)
Michael Benskin, Margaret Laing, Vasilis Karaiskos, and Keith Williamson.
An Electronic Version of A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English.
= ‘eLALME’. Edinburgh, 2013. [
LP 673; Grid 553 280 (Ely).
1. ff. 1-107
In a summer season when soft was the sun
Vision of Piers Plowman, the ‘B’ text
2. ff. 107
And as I passed in my prayer there priests were at mass
Richard the Redeless
— alliterative lines
3. f. 164
Whoso for any dread the truth encloseth
Sayings of the Fathers — 278 lines in couplets, excluding the Latin quotations which precede each English translation
4. ff. 173
A man that loveth fishing and fowling both
Piers of Fulham’s ‘many praty conceytis in love vnder covert termes off fysshyng and ffowlyng’ — in couplets
5. f. 174
Jesu Christ of Nazareth / That died on cross with wounds wide
A popular prayer to Jesus — one quatrain