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Criste qui lux es et dies
A macaronic hymn — seven 8-line stanzas
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 309.
Subjects: Christ, attributes of; prayers
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], pp. 13-14
First Lines:
Christe qui lux es et dies
Jesu chryst the verry licht…
Last Lines:
…That we thy endles Ioy may se
In sempiterna secula
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 1.21-3; 2.50-1.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], ff. 21-21v
First Lines:
Christe qui lux es et dies
O Iesu chryst the verry licht…
Last Lines:
…That we thyne Endles Ioy may se
In sempiterna secula
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 1.21-3; 2.50-1.
Murdoch, James Barclay. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 vols. in 11 parts, paged continuously. Hunterian Club 16, 32, 40, 46, 50, 55-56, 64-67 Glasgow: Anderson, 1873-1896: 52-4.
3.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library La.III.149 [olim Laing 149], f. 120v
First Lines:
Criste qui lux es et dies
O Iesu Crist þe verray lycht…
Note: End illegible.
Editions:
Stevenson, George. Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS. together with The Chepman and Myllar Prints. Scottish Text Society 65. Edinburgh, 1918: 20-1.