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Hail glorious Lady and heavenly queen
John Lydgate, ‘Salutacio Angelica’ — eight 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Note: First 7 stanzas have ‘c’ lines in Latin; final stanza English as conclusion.
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): Salutacio Angelica
Subjects: Virgin Mary, salutation to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601), ff. 274rb-274vb
First Lines:
hayle glorious lady & heuenly quene
Crownyd & regnyng in þe blysfull cage…
Last Lines:
…Helpe vs fayre lady þys lyfe whyle we dryue
And aftyr oure endyng god sende vs heuyn Amen
Attributed Author: John Lydgate (added by later hand between last line and rubric Explicit (f. 274vb)
Attributed Title: Hic sequitur Salutacio Angelica per dictum dompnum Johannem lydegate translata (f. 274)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. I: Religious Poems. EETS e.s. 107 (1911; repr. 1961): 280-2.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 58-60; 186-7.
2.Source: Longleat, Marquess of Bath MS 30, ff. 25-26
First Lines:
HAyle glorious and heuen quene
Crouned and reyned in the blysful cage…
Last Lines:
…Help vs fayre lady this lyfe whil we drie
And after oure endinge got bringe vs to heuene
Amen
Attributed Title: Here begynneth þe aue maria (f. 25)
3.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 142 [olim Bement], ff. 21-22v
First Lines:
HAyle glorious and heuen quene
Crouned & reyned in þe blysful cage…
Last Lines:
…Help us fayre lady þis lyf whil we drie
And after oure endyng god bringe us to heuen
Attributed Title: Salutacio Angelica (f. 21); Here begynneth þe Aue maria (f. 21)