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Hail comely creature courteous of kind
Salve Regina — eight quatrains, followed by concluding rubric couplet
Title(s): Salve Regina
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line, two-line — abab, aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 423 (SC 2322), ff. 164-164v
First Lines:
HEyl comely creature curteys of kynde
Chaast quene of konnyng of comfort & counsail…
Last Lines:
…After þe birthe verrely clene maiden þu were
goddys moder mary haue mynde on our preiere
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 457.