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Hail be thou star of sea / Gods mother blessed you be
Ave maris stella — seventeen couplets
Title(s): Ave maris stella
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 167rb
First Lines:
Ayl be þow ster of se
godis moder blessed þow be…
Last Lines:
…wen he gretthe wyt þe aue mari
of synful man yow haue mercy
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 55-6.