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Hail benign Lord Christ Jesu
Meditations and prayers on the Passion — a verse rendering of the prose Hundred Meditations in Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 88 (SC 1873) (printed), ff. 79v-86, as a supplement to Suso’s Horologium Sapientiae
Title(s): Hundred Meditations
Subjects: Christ, Passion of, Passion, meditations on
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library e Musaeo 160 (SC 3692), ff. 117v-129; 135v-136; 129v-135
First Lines:
HAylle benigne lorde crist iesu
ffull of grace & mercyes newe…
Last Lines:
…& thair meke compassioun
Bee thowe delitit now & aye
Note: Preceded by prose prologues on ff. 116-17.
Attributed Title: Thus endes þe prologe of hym þat in to latyn translate the said C meditacions The prologe of hym þat translat þes said C meditacions into ynglish meter folowes her after (f. 116); Thus endes his prologe & his prayere buke here begynes (f. 117); Her endes the prayer buke of the C meditations (f. 135v)
Editions:
Wichgraf, Wiltrud. “Suso’s Horologium Sapientiae in England nach Mss des 15. Jahrhunderts.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 169 (1936): 176-81: 180 (short extract).
Ringler Jr., William A. Bibliography and Index of English Verse in Manuscript 1501-1558. London: Mansell, 1992; prepared and completed by Michael Rudick and Susan J. Ringler : TM 507.