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Hail Lady sea-star bright
William Herebert, ‘Ave maris stella’ — thirteen couplets
Author(s): William Herebert
Title(s): Ave maris stella
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 205
First Lines:
Heyle leuedy se-stoerre bryht
Godes moder edy wyht…
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.228-9.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 112.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 20-1.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 44-5.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 174-5.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 53-4; 181-3.