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Hail Saint Robert a confessor
Oracio Presidentis’ in ruling the house, invoking St Robert — forty-seven couplets
Note: Following 5830.
Title(s): Oracio Presidentis
Subjects: Robert of Bury, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3143 [olim Clumber], ff. 35v-37v
First Lines:
Hayle saint Robert a confessoure
Þate suetely serued oure saiuoure…
Last Lines:
…And helpe þus þat yit may be
Amen. Amen per charite
Editions:
Haslewood, Joseph, ed. The Metrical Life of Saint Robert of Knaresborough. London: A. J. Valpy, 1824: i-iv.
Bazire, Joyce, ed. The Metrical Life of St. Robert of Knaresborough, together with the other Middle English pieces in British Museum MS. Egerton 3143. EETS o.s. 228 (1953); repr. 1968: 77-80.