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Heried and blessed must he be
A concluding ascription to The Mirror of Light, a prose tract on ‘phylosoferys stonys and the perfytenes of tham’ — two couplets
Note: See Singer (1928), 183.
Title(s): The Mirror ofLight
Subjects: alchemy; epilogues, to prose texts
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.14.45 (916), f. 77v
Transcription:
Heryyd and blessyd mote he be
That hyest ysin trenyte
Here endys the merowre of lytys
That bladythe all crystyn wytys Amen
Editions:
Singer, Dorothea Waley. Catalogue of Latin and Vernacular Alchemical Manuscripts. 3 vols. Brussels: Lamertin, 1928-31: 1.160, 3.1134.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.33 (1137), Part II, p. 37
Transcription:
heried and blessid mote he be
that hiest isin trynite
thus endeth the mirror of lightes
which glades all wightes
Note: At end of Latin version.
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 3542, f. 14
Editions:
Singer, Dorothea Waley. Catalogue of Latin and Vernacular Alchemical Manuscripts. 3 vols. Brussels: Lamertin, 1928-31: 1.160, 3.1134.
4.Source: London, British Library Harley 3542, f. 41v
Note: At end of Latin version.
Editions:
Singer, Dorothea Waley. Catalogue of Latin and Vernacular Alchemical Manuscripts. 3 vols. Brussels: Lamertin, 1928-31: 1.160, 3.1134.
5.Source: Copenhagen, Royal Library, Copenhagen Gl. kgl. S. 248 2o , f. 1v