The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 140 [olim Phillipps 8299]
Number 5966-5
1.   ff. 1-67   To call Clio my dullness to redress
John Lydgate, Life of St. Alban and St. Amphibal — 4724 lines generally in rhyme royal
Number 5573-54
2.   ff. 68-83v   There is at the west side of Italy
Geoffrey Chaucer, the Clerk’s Tale of the Canterbury Tales —1155 lines in rhyme royal stanzas.
Number 1326-23
3.   ff. 83v-84   Flee from the press and dwell with sothfastness
Number 6132-14
4.   ff. 84v-85   Upon the cross nailed was I for thee
‘Why artow froward sith I am mercyable?’ (Lydgate)
Number 4949-5
5.   ff. 85-87   So thirled with the point of remembrance
‘The Compleynt of Anelida the quene upon fals Arcite’, included in Chaucer’s Anelida and Arcite, but here occurring separately — twelve 9-line stanzas and two 16-line stanzas, including Proem and Conclusion
Number 3058-8
6.   ff. 87v-89   Let no man boast of cunning ne virtue
John Lydgate, ‘Midsomer Rose’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 663-8
7.   ff. 89v-91   As of honey men gatheren oft sweetness
John Lydgate, ‘Song of Vertu’ — thirteen 8-line stanzas with refrain, ‘Who sueth vertu vertu he shall lere’
Number 3937-13
8.   ff. 91-92v   O how wholesome and glad is the memory
John Lydgate, ‘Testament’, in five sections—sections 1, 3, and 5 in 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc); sections 2 and 4 in rhyme royal
Number 3551-1
9.   ff. 93v-96v   Most merciful Lord by thine abundant goodness
The Story of Job — twenty-six stanzas rhyme royal
Number 5509-4
10.   ff. 125-140   The true process of English policy
The Libel of English Policy, the ‘B’ Text, 1st version — in couplets, with a Prologue of seven stanzas rhyme royal and Envoy of fifteen lines. For the ‘A’ Text, see 5508; for the ‘B’ Text, 2nd version, see 5510.
Number 1185-1
11.   f. 155v   Eleven thousand virgins he that will honor
A promise of pardon to all who honour the 11,000 virgins with Pater Nosters and Aves — one 8-line stanza
Number 976-1
12.   ff. 167v-168   Children and young men that come to this City
Moral advice to Apprentices — eight 6-line stanzas
Number 5660-7
13.   f. 170v   This book is one and Gods curse is another
A common medieval bookplate — one quatrain