The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Jesu that was born of Mary free
‘Þat Pese may stond’ — eight 12-line stanzas
(ababababbcbc) with refrain, ‘And lene hus grace that pes may
Title(s): ‘Þat Pese may stond’
Subjects: historical poems; peace, desire for; Wars of the Roses
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1
, ff. 66-67v
Ihesu þat was borne of mare fre
As he hase pwower and mey
…And bryng hus all to þat bygyng bryȝt
and blys ys euer lastonde
Attributed Author: Explicit quod heege (f. 67v)
The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS
Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English,
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald,
The Visions of Tundale.
Edinburgh: T.G. Stevenson, 1843: 153-6.
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries.
New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 239-42.