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Hail be Thou Queen of great honour
On the Seven Joys of the Virgin Mary in Heaven — eleven quatrains, preceded by a version in prose
Subjects: Virgin Mary, joys of
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 A.XVI, ff. 29-29v
First Lines:
[H]ayll be þu qwen of gret honoure
Our lord þi hert has fild with grace…
Last Lines:
…So þat we may in paradies
With þe and her duell endlesly
Note: Space left for enlarged initial ‘H’, which was left blank.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 57-8.