The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 714
If Christmas day on the Monday be
Prognostics from the day on which Christmas falls: the Monday section only
— six 6-line stanzas
For complete texts see 3122
Subjects: prognostications; didactic verse
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252
, f. 153v
Yf crystmas day on the SondayMunday be
trobolus wynter ye shall see…
…Shalbe myghtye & stronge persay
Of wytte full
Note: ‘Sonday’ in the first line has been corrected in a later
hand to ‘Munday’ (f. 153v).
Denham, Michael Aislabie.
A Collection of proverbs and popular sayings relating to the seasons,
the weather, and agricultural pursuits, gathered chiefly from Oral
20. London: Richards, 1846: 69-70.
Specimens of Old Christmas Carols, etc.
4. London: T. Richard, 1841: 18-19.