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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1236
Number 993-1
1.   f. 7v   Christ hath cancelled the writing of all mans debt
Couplet introducing the ‘Short Charter of Christ’ (6769) — one couplet
Number 6299-9
2.   f. 91   When faith fails in priests saws
A ‘Prophecy’, attributed sometimes to Chaucer and sometimes to Merlin — six lines — four 8-line stanzas (same three rhymes throughout).
Number 6314-1
3.   f. 91   When Gonewey shall on Curtays call
A prophecy following 6299 in one MS — one 8-line stanza
Number 5379-1
4.   f. 91   The liver maketh a man to love
Parts of the body influencing man’s faculties — twelve irregular non-rhyming lines
Number 4452-1
5.   ff. 98v-100   Regina celi and Lady letare
A macaronic hymn to the Virgin Mary — seven 12-line stanzas, including refrain, ‘Maria virgo virginum
Number 2532-1
6.   ff. 110v-114v   In manner which enlumineth every estate
Stans puer ad mensam — nineteen stanzas rhyme royal
Number 5269-2
7.   ff. 114v-120v   The first day of the moon / God wist well what is to doon
Storia Lune
Number 4116-1
8.   f. 127v   O ye people of Jerusalem behold and see
A liturgical text of the prophecies of the Advent — in rhyme royal
Number 1180-3
9.   f. 128   Eight is my love if nine go before
Riddle on the word ‘HIESUS’, Jesus — three or four monorhyming or irregular lines