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Christ on cross his blood that bled
Treatise on the Birth and Prophecy of Merlin — 2786 lines, beginning with two six-line stanzas and thereafter in couplets with occasional triplets
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 307.5; see also 1886, 2807.
Title(s): Treatise on the Birth and Prophecy of Merlin
Subjects: Merlin
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17841. Here begynneth a lytel treatyse of ye byrth [and] p[ro]phecye of Marlyn, London: Emprynted by Wynkyn de Worde, 1510. , sigs. A.1v-G.8v
First Lines:
Cryste on crosse his blode þat ble[de]
And lyfe for lyfe he layd to w[ed]
As it was his wyll…
Last Lines:
…Graunte them heuen blysse aboue
Amen for his moders loue
And gyue them all good endynge
That haue herde this talkynge
Note: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, Acc. no. 21136.
Attributed Title: Here begynneth a lytel treatyse of þe byrth & prophecye of Marlyn (sig. A.1); Here endeth a lytell treatyse of Marlyn whiche prophesyed of many fortunes or happes here in Englonde Enprynted in London in flete strete at the sygne of þe sonne by Wynkyn de Worde the yere of oure lorde a M.CCCC.and x (sig. G.8v)