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Come my dear spouse and lady free
James Ryman, ‘Iam Veni Coronaberis’ — eight quatrains (abab) with this refrain and burden (bb): ‘Karissima in deliciis / Iam veni coronaberis
Author(s): James Ryman
Title(s): Iam Veni Coronaberis
Subjects: carols, of Christ’s pleading
Versification: — four-line, two-line — abab, aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 22v-23
First Lines:
Come my dere spowse and lady free
Come to thy sonne in heven blis…
Last Lines:
…Of heven blis thou shalt be quene
Iam veni coronaberis
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 184-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 187; 1977, 165.