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Hail Maiden of Maidens through word conceiving
Hymn based on the Angelic Salutation — seventeen long quatrains
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 126 (SC 21700), ff. 92-92v
First Lines:
Hayle mayden of maydyns thorgth worde consaywyng
Hayle mayden & moder with þi mylke cryst Ihesu norescheng…
Last Lines:
…Amen to þe with all here myȝth say euery creature
Amen worchep euer be to þe qwyle any þynge schall dure
Editions:
Heuser, Wilhelm. “Ave Maria.” Anglia 27 (1904): 320-30: 320-3.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 55-8; 184-6.