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God departeth His gifts diversely
Benedictus deus in donis suis’, by Lydgate — nine 8-line stanzas
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): Benedictus deus in donis suis
Subjects: God, gifts of
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 683 (SC 798), ff. 31v-33
First Lines:
God departeth his gyfftes dyuersly
to summe he yeveth wit and dyscressioun…
Last Lines:
…that grace and fortune your statis may amende
seith what god sent blyssed mot he be
Attributed Title: Benedictus deus in donis suis (f. 31v)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. I: Religious Poems. EETS e.s. 107 (1911; repr. 1961): 7-9.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 2255, ff. 142-143