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IMEV 725
NIMEV 725
Enemy Herod thou wicked king
Hostis Herodes impie’ — five monorhyming quatrains
Title(s): Hostis Herodes impie
Subjects: Holy Innocents
Versification: — four-line, monorhyme — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 32v
First Lines:
Enmy herowde þu wokkyd kyng
qwy dredis þu…
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 95-6.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des HS. Sloane 2593.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 109 (1902): 33-72: 69.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 130-1.