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Help cross fairest of timbers three
A universal charm by the Holy Rood — eight lines (ababacac)
Subjects: charms; Cross
Versification: — eight-line — ababacac



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Stockholm, Royal Library, Stockholm X.90, p. 146
First Lines:
Helpe crosse fayrest of tymbris thre…
Editions:
Stephens, George. “Extracts in Prose and Verse from an Old English Medical Manuscript preserved in the Royal Library at Stockholm.” Archaeologia 30 (1844): 349-418; repr. London, 1844: 398.
Holthausen, Ferdinand. “Rezepte, segen und Zaubersprüche aus zwei Stockholmer Handschriften.” Anglia 19 (1897): 75-88: 85.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 58.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 203.