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Hail star of the sea so bright / Thou grant us to been our guide
Ave maris stella (cf. Daniel (1841), 1.204) — fourteen 12-line stanzas, with Latin verse couplet before each pair of stanzas
Title(s): Ave maris stella
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — twelve-line — ababababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 412rc-412vb
First Lines:
Heil sterre of þe see so briht
Þow graunt vs to ben vr gyde…
Last Lines:
…ffader and Sone and holy gost
Beo wiþ us nou and euere. 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:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 735-40.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 112-17.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 133vb-134ra
First Lines:
Heil sterre of þe see so briht
Þou graunt vs to ben vr gyde…
Last Lines:
…ffader and sone and holygost
Beo wiþ vs nou and euere Amen
Attributed Title: Ave maris stella dei mater alma / Atque semper virgo felix celi porta (f. 133vb)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.