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Gaude maria Christs Mother
John Audelay, A hymn of the Five Joys — six 8-line stanzas with burden: ‘Aue maria now say we so / Moder & maydon was neuer non mo’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 459.
Author(s): John Audelay
Title(s): A hymn of the Five Joys
Subjects: Virgin Mary, joys of; carols, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), ff. 31vb; 30ra
First Lines:
Gaude maria cristis moder
Mare moder of þyn emne…
Last Lines:
…þou restist with him þer as we fynd
In celi palacio
Attributed Title: Et Alia de sancta maria (f. 31vb)
Editions:
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. “Fifteenth Century Carols by John Audelay, II.” Modern Language Review 6 (1911): 68-84: 74-5.
Whiting, Ella Keats, ed. John Audelay: The Poems. EETS o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 203-4.
2.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 4591
First Lines:
Gaude Maria Cristis moder
Mary myld of the I mene…
Last Lines:
…& gravnt that grace vnto vs all
In perhenni gaudio
Attributed Title: Explicit de quinque gaudia (p. 459)
Facsimiles:
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University: Facsimile of Oxford, Balliol MS 354. (http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=balliol&manuscript=ms354).
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Englische Weihnachtslieder aus einter Handschrift des Balliol College zu Oxford.” Forschungen zur deutschen Philologie. Festgabe für Rudolf Hildebrands. Leipzig: Deit, 1894: 52-84: 56.
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts….” Anglia 26 (1903): 94-285: 226-7.
Pollard, Alfred William. Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse. A Volume of Arber’s ‘English Garner’…. Westminster and New York: Dutton, 1903: 84-5.
Dyboski, R., ed. Songs, Carols and Other Miscellaneous Poems from Balliol MS. 354, Richard Hill’s Commonplace Book. EETS e.s. 101 (1908); repr. 1984: 65.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 163; 1977, 144-5.