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God that shaped both heaven and hell
‘The Stasyons of Ierusalem’ — in couplets with occasional quatrains
Note: For a similar versions with many identical lines, see 1477.
Title(s): ‘The Stasyons of Ierusalem’
Subjects: travel poems
Versification: — two-line, four-line — aa, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*), ff. 128-135v
First Lines:
God that schupe both heuen & helle
To þe lord I make my mone
And gyne me grace þe sothe to telle
Of þe pylgryme Age þat I haue gone…
Last Lines:
…Off þe lord to haue in mynd
ffor to be hold þi blyssyd face
Note: Signed by ?scribe: ‘Amen quod Rate’ (f. 135v).
Attributed Author: Amen quod Rate (f. 135v)
Attributed Title: The stasyons of Ierusalem (f. 128)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 356-66.
Meech, Sanford Brown, and Hope Emily Allen, eds. The Book of Margery Kempe. EETS o.s. 212 (1940); repr. 1961: 288.
Shuffleton, George. Ashmole 61: A Compilation of Popular Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008: 330-48; 547-58; 620-2.
2.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 144 [olim Huth 7], ff. 67-80v
First Lines:
GOd þat made bothe heuen & helle
To the lorde I make my mone…
Last Lines:
…And at oure dethe to haue thi mercy & thi grace
That we in heuyn may haue a place
Note: Added conclusion, ‘Amen for charite I pray Crist Ihesu haue mery on me’ (f. 80v).
Attributed Title: Here begynnyth the Pilgrymage and the wayes of Ierusalem (f. 67)