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God that all this world hath wrought
Storia Lune: the several days of the month, the Biblical characters born on each, etc., with a Prologue of 52 lines.
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 499.5; for other MSS with a different Prologue or none at all, see 3247 and 5268.
Title(s): Storia Lune
Subjects: didactic verse; two-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 88 (SC 1689), ff. 64-76
First Lines:
God that all thys worlde hath wrought
And all mankynde wiþ hys blod bought…
Last Lines:
…That day also ys tyme gude
yff you wilte blede veyne blode
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.20 (600), ff. 235-257
First Lines:
God þat al þis worlde haþe wrought
And al mankynde with his blood bought…
Last Lines:
…ffor as by doctryne þat haþe been taught
so is truwe ne douteþe it naught
Attributed Title: And heere nowe filowing bigynneþe a weele compyled thing in wyse of deestynarye And of ouþer behoouely gouuernaunces touching þe goode tale of mannes heele studyed and laboured by gret philosofres and clerkes of olde tyme beholdeþe and reedeþe (p. 235); A dyetarie for mans heele (RT)
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 1735, ff. 1-13v
First Lines:
God þat all þis world hays wroutȝ
And all mankynd with hys blod bowtȝ…
Last Lines:
…Þat day also is tyme god
Yef þu wyltȝ bledun weyn blod
Note: Folio number reflects the most recent foliation.
4.Source: London, British Library Sloane 635, f. 1v
5.Source: London, British Library Sloane 1315, f. 49
6.Source: Longleat, Marquess of Bath MS 176, Art. 1
Note: Listed as ‘folio, paper’ in IMEV; Hamer (1995) lists as ‘not found’.
7.Source: Bethesda, MD, National Library of Medicine 49, ff. 96v-107v
Note: Copied from an early print; for early prints see Craig (1916), xli.
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 64 [olim Phillipps 6883], ff. 83va-93va
First Lines:
GOde that all this worlde wroughte
And all mankynde withe his blode bowghte…
Last Lines:
…To send vs happe and grace
And hye in heveyn to have a place
9.Source: Untraced, Present whereabouts unknown olim Clumber; sold Sotheby’s 1937, Lot 1129, ff. 85-98