The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
IMEV 233
All worship wisdom wealth and worthiness
‘The Aungelles Songe within heuene’, in the English translation of Deguileville’s Pèlerinage de l’âme — seven stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Guillaume Deguileville
Title(s): ‘The Aungelles Songe within heuene’; Pèlerinage de l’âme
Subjects: soul
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 770 (SC 2552), ff. 25rb-25va
First Lines:
alle worschip welþe & worþines
all bounte bewte ioi & blisfulhed…
Last Lines:
…What ioie is here ȝe schal assaie & se
hoonourid bethe hie mageste
Attributed Title: þe angelez song with Inne (f. 25rb)
2.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 237, ff. 49-49v
First Lines:
Alle wysdom worchip welþe & worþinesse
Al bounte beaute Ioye & blyssefulhede…
Last Lines:
…What Ioye is here I schall asaye & see
honoured be þi hygh maieste
Attributed Title: The aungelles songe with in heuene
3.Source: Oxford, University College 181, f. 42
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.7, ff. 35-35v
First Lines:
Al worchep wisdom welthe and worthinesse
Al bounte bewte Ioye and blysfulhede…
Last Lines:
…That maner weye ȝour flesch is þat I mene
So at þe laste day þei schul a Ryse…
Note: Stanzas 1-6 and first line of stanza 7 only.
Attributed Title: her endith þe drem of þe pilgrimage of þe soule (f. 124v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 124/61, pp. 40-42
First Lines:
aL worchip wysdom welþ & worþinesse
[a]L bounte bewte Ioye & blisfulhede…
Last Lines:
…What Ioye is here ȝe schal assey & see
honoured by þe hye maieste
Attributed Title: The aungels songe (p. 40); Here endiþ þe drem of þe pylgrimage of þe sowle translatid owt of frensche in to Englische þe ȝere of owre lord Mo cccc xiijo (title for whole text, p. 258)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 34193, f. 32
First Lines:
All wisdom worschep welþ and worthines
All bounte beute ioye and blistefulhede…
Last Lines:
…whatte ioy is here ȝe shall assay and se
honourede be þi hye maieste
Note: Written as prose.
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37049, f. 71
Doty, Brant Lee, ed. “An Edition of British Museum MS Additional 37049: a Religious Miscellany.” Diss. Michigan State, 1969: 395-7.
8.Source: London, British Library Egerton 615, ff. 30-31
First Lines:
All worshippe wisdam welthe and worthinesse
All bounte beawte ioye and blisfulheed…
Last Lines:
…What ioye is here ye schul assaye & see
Honured be the hey maieste
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. “Hoccleve’s Works: The Regement of Princes and fourteen minor poems.” EETS e.s. 72 (1897); repr. 1988: xxxiv-v.
9.Source: Hatfield House, Marquess of Salisbury C.P. 270
10.Source: New York, New York Public Library Spencer 19 [olim Petworth 2], ff. 39v-40
First Lines:
Al worshipe wisdame welthe and worthynesse
Al bounte beaute ioye and blisfulhede…
Last Lines:
…What ȝoye is here ȝe shull assaye & se
Honoured be the highe maieste
Attributed Title: The aungeles song with ynne (f. 39v)
11.Source: Melbourne, State Library of Victoria *096/G94, f. 126

Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 6473. Guillaume de Deguileville, Pylgremage of the Sowle, Caxton, 1483
Cust, Katherine Isabella, ed. The booke of the pylgremage of the Sowle. London: Pickering, 1859; repr. New York: AMS, 1973: 46-7.