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DIMEV 1496
Gaude Virgin and Mother being
A verse prayer, translating the Latin hymn ‘Gaude virgo mater Christi’ — 8 four-line stanzas
Author(s): Eleanor Percy (duchess of Buckingham)
Subjects: prayers; women, authors; translations; Virgin Mary, prayers to
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 318, ff. 152-152v
First Lines:
Gawde vergine and mother beinge
To criste Ihesu bothe god and kinge…
Last Lines:
…Whose soule god pardon late Elener Percie
Veritatis a titulo
Attributed Author: Oratio Elionore Percie Ducissa Buckhammie (f. 152)
Attributed Title: Oratio Elionore Percie Ducissa Buckhammie (f. 152)
Editions:
Barratt, Alexandra, ed. Women’s Writing in Middle English. London: Longman, 1992: 279-81.