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Hail God Ye shield Mother Holy King bear mild
A salutation of the Virgin Mary — six long lines with medial rime
Note: Possibly 9 lines, continuing with 400.
Subjects: Virgin Mary, salutation to
Versification: — six-line — medial



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 405, p. 22
First Lines:
Heyl god ye schilde modyr Holy kyng bere milde
Hefne þat in kepyng haȝ an world vit outyn hondyng…
Last Lines:
…Als sune schene smyt your glas wer nis per senne
Wyt outyn tene wemles kar child maydyn clene
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 14.