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Christs Mother mild Saint Mary
‘On god ureisun of ure lefdi’ — 171 lines



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Nero A.XIV, ff. 120v-123v
First Lines:
Cristes milde moder seynte marie
Mines liues leome mi leoue lefdi…
Last Lines:
…Þet funde ðesnesong biðe mi looue leafdi
Cristes milde moder seinte marie. Amen.
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Old English Homilies of the 12th and 13th Centuries. 2 vols. EETS o.s. 29, 34 (1867, 1868); repr. as one vol., 1988: 2.191-9.
Zupitza, Julius. Alt- und mittelenglisches Uebungsbuch mit einem Wörterbuch. 8th ed. Vienna and Leipzig: Braumüller, 1907; 12th ed., ed. Albert Eichler. Wein: Braumüller, 1922: 112-17.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 3-8.
Hall, Joseph. Selections from Early Middle English, 1130-1250. 2 parts. Oxford: Clarendon, 1920, 1951: 132.