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Hail be thou Mary mother and may / Mild and meek and merciable
‘A Salutacioun to vre lady’ — eleven 12-line stanzas (abababababab) with refrain, ‘Þou preye for vs to þi sone so fre Aue
Title(s): ‘A Salutacioun to vre lady’
Subjects: Virgin Mary, salutation to
Versification: — twelve-line — abababababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 122vb2-123ra
First Lines:
Heil beo þow Marie Modur and May
Mylde and Meke and Merciable…
Last Lines:
…Þauh synnes haue vs þorwh souht
Bring vs to þi blis þat euer schal be. Amen. Aue
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 134-7.