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Holy Mother that bore Christ buyer of mankind
William Herebert, ‘Alma redemptoris mater’ — eleven lines
Author(s): William Herebert
Title(s): Alma redemptoris mater
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — irregular — abcbdbeebfgfg



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 207v
First Lines:
Holy moder þat bere cryst buggere of monkunde…
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 22.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. “The Prioress’s Tale.” Sources and Analogues of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. William Fink Bryan, Germaine Collette Dempster, and Carleton Fairchild Brown, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1941: 447-85: 469.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 175.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 68-9; 196.