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Emperor of all emperors omnipotent
Paruus tractatus…de magnificentia ecclesie’ — thirty-nine 8-line stanzas
Title(s): Paruus tractatus…de magnificentia ecclesie
Subjects: Holy Church; Ten Commandments
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601), ff. 285ra-287rb
First Lines:
Emperour of all emperours omnipotent
Preserue þys empyre in all prosperite
Rex Regnum oure Reame & our regent
Rule & redresse in ryght & equyte…
Last Lines:
…Whyles ye pray I woll rede storyes of antiquite
And I wyll pray whyle ye rede eftsone in lykenesse
Attributed Title: hic sequitur paruus tractatus compendiose in Anglicis translatus de magnificencia ecclesie. Audi Israel. Deus tuus viuus est Ihesum adorabis & illi soli seruies…(f. 285va)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “‘Magnificencia Ecclesia.’” PMLA 24 (1909): 687-98: 688-98.