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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 111 [olim Phillipps 8151]
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 6420; Grid 529 179 (London).
Number 6467-4
1.      When thou beginnest a thing
A proverb also used as a motto on a scroll in one MS of Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principum (6116) — one couplet
Number 5366-1
2.   ff. 1-2v; ff. 8-16v   The ladder of heaven I mean charity
Thomas Hoccleve, Address to Sir John Oldcastle — sixty-four 8-line stanzas
Number 3890-9
3.   ff. 3-7v   O Father God how fierce and how cruel
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘The Lamentation of the grene tre of the losyng of hire appil’ — forty stanzas rhyme royal
Number 4029-2
4.   ff. 16v-26   O precious treasure incomparable
Thomas Hoccleve, La Male Regle de T. Hoccleue — fifty-six 8-line stanzas
Number 5357-1
5.   ff. 26-27   The King of Kings reigning over all
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Balade…au tres noble Roy H[enry] le V’ — a virelai of five 8-line stanzas, with the same rhyme throughout
Number 6045-2
6.   ff. 27-27v   To you well of honour and worthiness
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Balade au tres noble Roy H[enri] le quint’ — four 8-line stanzas (same three rimes throughout)
Number 6826-2
7.   ff. 28-28v   Ye lords eke shining in noble fame
Balade au tres honourable compaignie du Garter
Number 3569-1
8.   ff. 28v-31   Mother of life o cause of all our wealth
A prayer to the Virgin Mary by Hoccleve — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 6498-1
9.   f. 31v-32   Whereas that this land want was for to be
Thomas Hoccleve, On Richard II’s burial at Westminster (1399) — six 8-line stanzas (with same three rhymes throughout)
Number 1537-1
10.   ff. 32v-34   Go little pamphlet and straight thee dress
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Balade to my gracious Lord of York’ — eight 9-line stanzas
Number 3568-3
11.   ff. 34-37   Mother of God and Virgin undefouled
‘Mother of God’, attributed to Hoccleve — twenty stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6116-2
12.   ff. 37v-38   Unto the royal eagles excellence
Thomas Hoccleve, Presentation verses to the Duke of Bedford, Regent of France, with a copy of the De Regimine Principum — three 9-line stanzas
Number 1290-1
13.   ff. 38-38v   Father in heaven benign and reverent
Thomas Hoccleve, To the Chancellor, Archbishop of Canterbury: An appeal for funds — a virelai, three 8-line stanzas
Number 5490-1
14.   ff. 38v-39   The sun with his beams of brightness
Thomas Hoccleve, Balade to Henry Somer — four 8-line stanzas
Number 3581-42
15.   ff. 39v-40   Musing upon the restless business
Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principum — 780 stanzas rhyme royal.
Number 5055-1
16.   f. 39v   Summer that ripest mans sustenance
Thomas Hoccleve, Roundel to Henry Somer — fourteen lines
Number 6143-2
17.   ff. 40-40v   Victorious King our lord full gracious
Thomas Hoccleve (?), Virelai to Henry V for money — three 8-line stanzas of which the third is an envoy
Number 4799-1
18.   ff. 41-41v   See here my master Carpenter I you pray
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Balade to my maister Carpenter’ — four stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6802-1
19.   ff. 41v-43   Worshipful sir and our friend special
Court de bone compaignie
Number 673-1
20.   ff. 43v-47   As that I walked in the month of May
A Balade to the Virgin Mary and Christ, translated from the French by Hoccleve — twenty 8-line stanzas