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Hail Maiden over Maidens eachone / Mother withouten peer
Psalterium beate Marie, a translation of Albertus Magnus — 161 8-line stanzas with Latin introductions to each
Note: See 1726.
Author(s): Albertus Magnus
Title(s): Psalterium beate Marie
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 117ra2-121vb
First Lines:
Heyl Mayden ouer Maydenes vchon
Modur wiþ outen pere
Wiþ outen knowyng of Mon
A worþi chyld yow beere…
Last Lines:
…And heer þe word þat i ofte sey
Þat is þe swete Aue
Mak me freo nou I þe prey
ffrom heui serwe to be. AMEN.
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 49-105.