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Hail maiden and wife hail widow bright
John Audelay, ‘Salutacio Sancte Brigitte’ — twenty-three 9-line stanzas
Author(s): John Audelay
Title(s): Salutacio Sancte Brigitte
Subjects: saints, hymns to; hymns, to saints; Bridget, saint
Versification: — nine-line — ababcdddc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), ff. 25ra-26rb
First Lines:
hayle maydyn & wyfe hayle wedow brygytt
Hayle þou chese to be chast & kepe charyte…
Last Lines:
…Heo graunt ȝoue grace þat beþ present
To haue ioy & blis perpetualy
Attributed Author: quod Awdelay (f. 25)
Attributed Title: Hic incipit salutacio Sancte Brigitte virginis et quomodo dominus ihesus christus Apparuit illi corporaliter et dedit illa suam benedictionem quod Awdelay (f. 25)
Editions:
Cumming, William Patterson, ed. The Revelations of St. Birgitta, from Garrett MS. Princeton University. EETS o.s. 178 (1929); repr. 1987: xxxi-xxxvii.
Whiting, Ella Keats, ed. John Audelay: The Poems. EETS o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 164-71.