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God be in my head and in my understanding
A Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester — six lines, monorhyming
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 480; Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 483; for a later 10-line version see Brough Hall Sarum Horae, title page, , 356; also Primer 1533, Quaritch Sale Cat. July 1924.
Title(s): A Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester
Subjects: Richard of Chichester, saint; prayers
Versification: — six-line — aaaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College 13 (F.4.13), ff. 27v-28
First Lines:
God be in my hedde & in my vnderstandyng
God be in myn eyen & in my beholding…
Last Lines:
…God be with me in all my lyuyng & at
and after my departyng
Editions:
Bühler, Kurt. “‘At thy golg first eut of the house vlysse the saynge thus.’” Studies in the Renaissance 6 (1959): 223-35: 224-6.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 15917. Hore Beate Marie Virginis, Pynson, 1514
Note: Also in other printed Horae, e.g., Fawkes, 1521. See Dibdin (1810), 2.111; Butterworth (1953), 6.
Editions:
Bühler, Kurt. “‘At thy golg first eut of the house vlysse the saynge thus.’” Studies in the Renaissance 6 (1959): 223-35: 224-6.