The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
God of heaven that shaped earth and hell
‘Merita Misse’ — in couplets
Title(s): ‘Merita Misse’
Subjects: mass, virtues of
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Titus A.XXVI
, ff. 154-157
God of hewine that shoope Erthe and helle
ȝif me grace svme
word to telle…
…And so to ffyght and to praye
That we be sawyd at domys
Note: The name ‘Henry Wardman’ is written in the scribe’s
hand in the margin.
Attributed Title: Merita misste (f. 154); Explicit meryta mysse (f.
Simmons, Thomas Frederick.
The Lay Folks’ Mass Book.
o.s. 71 (1879); repr. 1968: 148-54.