The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
I Sir Hector most honorable that prince was of Troy
On the Nine Worthies — 9 eight-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Subjects: Worthies, Nine
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincolnshire Archives Office 2, Tennyson d’Eyncourt K/1
, recto (roll)
I ser Ector most honorable þat prynce was of Troye
att þat sege I slowe with myn handys…
…By thes ix worthi take hede þe most & þe
For welthe hele ne welefare ys but a theryfayre
Note: Headings, ‘Syr Hector of Troye’, ‘Julius
Cesare’. etc. above each stanza.
“A Poem on the Nine Worthies.”
Nottingham Medieval Studies
27 (1983): 79-84: 81-3.