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He that will read over this book
The ‘Long Charter of Christ:’ C Text — 618 lines
Note: For the A and B Texts see 2859 and 6650.
Title(s): The ‘Long Charter of Christ:’
Subjects: treatises, devotional; charters, of Christ; allegories
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 C.XVII, ff. 112va-116vb
First Lines:
He þat wyll rede ouer þis boke
& with hys gostli high þer yn loke…
Last Lines:
…Vnto þat blis he vs bryng
Þat of noght made all thyng
Note: Affected by damp; text partially recovered through use of cold light source.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 637-57.