The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
John blesses them all that this book readen
Eighteen lines of verse accompanying the Latin text of the
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College 5 (F.4.5)
, f. 1v
Ion blessis hom alle þat þis boke reden
Wit gode entent
and hor god dreden…
…Þere to duelle euere in pees
In ioye & blis þat
neuer shal cees
Note: Added by a later hand to front flyleaf, facing first page of Latin
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 259-60.