The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 708
If a young woman had a hundred men take
‘A good medesyn yff a mayd have lost her madenhed to make her a mayd
ageyn’ — 34 lines in irregular stanzas
Title(s): ‘A good medesyn yff a mayd have lost her madenhed to make her a mayd
Subjects: recipes, medical; medicine; women
1.Source: London, British Library Printed Book C.10.b.5 = IB.55041, IB.55040
Note: A copy of copy of
Caxton, William, trans., The Myrrour of the Worlde, [Caxton, 1481]
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds.
2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.250-2.