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Hail worth thou King of English erd
Ave rex gentis Anglorum’, a hymn to St. Edmund — six lines
Title(s): Ave rex gentis Anglorum
Subjects: Edmund, saint



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 231 (2), Part II, ff. 160v-161
Transcription:
Heil wrth þou king of englis erde
kinges knyth of englen elde
þu louerd eadmud martirs blome
sose þe rose ant þe lilie come
send þine bone to þe alweldinde
for þe hele of rich bileunde
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Herbert, John Alexander. Catalogue of Romances in the Department of MSS. in the British Museum. Vol. 3. London, 1910: 3.74.