The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Cambridge UK, St John’s College B.15 (37)
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 735; Grid 572 296 (Norfolk).
1. Part III, f. 7
Almighty God that made all thing
A rhyming opening to a prose tract,
— one cross-rhymed quatrain
2. Part II, f. 10
Wit thou well that this book is leech
The Preface to a prose book of Medical Receipts — in couplets
3. Part II, f. 10
Of each manner evil whatever it be
A rhyming opening (seven lines of which four are couplets) to a prose tract
4. f. 53
Witteth now all that been here
The ‘Short Charter of Christ’ — couplets
5. Part I, ff. 55-55
Love I desire and love me beguile
A Description of Christ’s Love — seven couplets
6. Part I, f. 56
Gift is made doomsman / guile is made chapman
The Abuses of the Age — sixteen short lines, translating
Munus fit iudex