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Hail Gods Mother dolorous
Stabat mater dolorosa’ — twenty-one quatrains, all stanzas but the first begin with ‘"O’
Title(s): Stabat mater dolorosa
Subjects: Virgin Mary, sorrows of
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 59 (SC 6943), ff. 64-65
First Lines:
HEyle goddes moder dolorous
By þe crosse stonding forwepped
While þy sone hong ful pitous
þe swerd of sorowe þyne hert kitte…
Last Lines:
…þowe helpe me in þat stronge stour
Whane þey frome hens wolde me take
Attributed Title: Here nowe filoweþe nexst a devoute Invocacoun to oure Ladye with þe [þe] refrayde Sabat mater dolorosa (f. 64); A dolorous Invcacoun til oure ladye by the Priour of Bridlington (RT)
Editions:
Brunner, Karl. “Kirchenleider aus dem 15. Jahrhundert.” Anglia 61 (1937): 13-51: 142-4.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 22-5.