The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Hector that was of all knights flower
The Nine Nobles — nine quatrains
Title(s): The Nine Nobles
Subjects: Worthies, Nine
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2259
, f. 39v
Ector þat was all knyghtes flower
Which euer gate hym with his
…But crowne of gold non weryd þat conqueror
þat crownyd with thorn was his saueor
Attributed Title: ix worthy
Furnivall, Frederick James,
“A Carol: Lord Tollemache’s Helmingham MS. 10, back of last leaf,
Notes and Queries
7th ser. 8 (1889): 484-5: 22.
Loomis, Roger Sherman.
“Verses on the Nine Worthies.”
15 (1917-18): 211-19: 216.