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God sent His angel Gabriel
Missus est Angelus Gabriel’ (Feast of the Annunciation) — nineteen quatrains
Title(s): Missus est Angelus Gabriel
Subjects: Annunciation, feast of
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 A.X, ff. 123v-124v
First Lines:
God sent hys aungel Gabriell
To Nazareth þe chefe Cite…
Last Lines:
…Elizabeth and hir sone dere
Seynt Iohn Baptist fro schame vs schilde
Attributed Title: Missus est Angelus Gabriel (f. 123v)
Editions:
Sandys, William, ed. Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern. London: Richard Beckley, 1833: no. 7.