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Father I am Thine own child
Nolo mortem peccatoris — four quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Fadyr my wyll yt is / Nolo mortem peccatoris
Note: Cf. 1287.
Title(s): Nolo mortem peccatoris
Subjects: carols, of Christ’s pleading
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College S.54 (259), f. 9
First Lines:
ffadyr I am þin owyn chylde
& born of mary meke & myld…
Last Lines:
…þis is goddis owyn word ywys
Nolo mortem peccatoris
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes, and G. C. Macaulay, eds. “Fifteenth Century Carols and Other Pieces.” Modern Language Review 8 (1913): 68-87: 79-80.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 190-1; 1977, 168.