The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Joy thou Mary with virgin flowers
Gaude flore virginali — 28 lines, mainly in
Title(s): Gaude flore virginali
Subjects: Virgin Mary, songs in honour of
1.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Addit. 68 [olim Ingilby]
, ff. 98v
Ioy þou mary with virgyn fflowers
In honour special for
Transcendyng angell of hevy towers
In trone by thy soun
in hevy syttyng…
…Ioy þou moder off al clennesse
Certeyn suryd with out
That þes ioyes boþe more & lesse
To þe shal
ben euere lastyng
Attributed Title: Gaude flore virginali (f. 98v, rubric)
Woodruff, Charles Eveleigh.
A XVth Century Guide Book to the Principal Churches of Rome Compiled c.
1470 by William Brewyn.
London: Marshall, 1933: 80-1.