The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library 163 [olim Wagstaff 9, prior Petworth 8]
Number 420
1.   ff. 15v-16   Almighty God in Trinity / Father and Son and Holy Ghost / As wise as I believe in thee
Verses against thieves — 27 lines in couplets
Number 4490-6
2.   f. 29   Right as poverty causeth soberness
On the Evils of Prosperity — eight lines
Number 5330-2
3.   f. 29   The higher degree the more wise [The herrere degre þe more wys]
Man bewarre er the be woo
Number 3811-2
4.   f. 29   Now to speak will I not spare
On Speaking for one’s self — one eight-line stanza, cross-rhymed
Number 5528-1
5.   f. 29   The wise man his son forbade
Advice to fathers regarding their sons’ career choice — one eight-line stanza (ababbcbc)
Number 5852-1
6.   ff. 125-134   Thou that art a gentleman
A poem on Hawking
Number 98-2
7.   f. 179   A Lord Christ of heaven bliss thou art king
A prayer to Christ — two couplets
Number 485-1
8.   ff. 185-186   An herd of harts
Terms of venery regarding groupings of animals — varying number of lines in blank verse or rough and irregular rhyme
Number 484-1
9.   f. 186   An hart if he chased he will desire to a river
On a hart crossing a river or stream as it flees the hunter — varying number of lines, in strings of roughly monorhyming short lines
Number 31-1
10.   f. 186   A deer broken
List of terms of venery — varying number of lines in rough couplets
Number 3433-44
11.   f. 186v   Mary mother well thou be / Mary maiden think on me
An orison to the Virgin Mary in the Speculum Christiani (Octaua Tabula) — twenty-seven couplets
Number 2869-19
12.   f. 193v   Jesu lord that madest me / And with thy blessed blood hast bought
Richard de Caistre’s hymn — twelve quatrains