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God Jesu almighty king
A prayer on the election of an abbot — three monorhyming quatrains
Subjects: prayers, special occasions; monks
Versification: — four-line, monorhyme — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Faustina C.XII, f. 31v
First Lines:
God Iesus almiȝti kyng
Help ous nou at oure chysyng…
Note: On the margins.
Editions:
Thompson, Sir Edward Maunde, ed. Customary of the Benedictine Monasteries of Saint Augustine, Canterbury…. London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1902. Vol. 1: Text of Cottonian ms. Faustia C. xii: 69.