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Honoured be Thou blissful Lord above
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘The Song of Graces of All Saints’, in the English translation of the Pèlerinage de l’âme — four stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): ‘The Song of Graces of All Saints’; Pèlerinage de l’âme
Subjects: songs
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 770 (SC 2552), ff. 95vb-96ra
First Lines:
HEryed be þou blisful lord aboue
þat vouched saue þis iourne for to take…
Last Lines:
…Had al refourmed lat vs syng & seyne
Honoured be þou Ihesu souereyne
2.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 237, ff. 130v-131
First Lines:
Heryed be þowe blessyd lorde a bove
That vowchid sawfe þis Iourney for to take…
Last Lines:
…Hadde all resownyd lette vs synge & seyn
Honowred be þowe Ihesu souereyne
3.Source: Oxford, University College 181, f. 145v
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 124/61, pp. 243-244
First Lines:
honowred be þu blysful lord above
þat vowched saaf þis iorne for to take…
Last Lines:
…had reformed let vs synge & seyn
honowred be þow Jhesu souereyne
Attributed Title: song of graces of alle holy seyntes vpon aster day (p. 243)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.7, f. 121v
First Lines:
Honourid be þou blysful lord abo[ue]
That vouchid saf þis Journy for to take…
Last Lines:
…This may wel be clepid þe frut of he[ ]
The frut of deth was wher of [ ]assayed…
Note: Missing letters transfer from facing page covers; lacks last 5 lines of final stanza.
Attributed Title: her endith þe drem of þe pilgrimage of þe soule (f. 124v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 34193, ff. 94-94v
First Lines:
Heriede be þou lorde aboue
þou vouchede saue þis iorneye for to take…
Last Lines:
…hade alle reformed lette hus singe and seyne
honourede be þou ihesu souereyne
Note: Written as prose.
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37049, f. 76v
Editions:
Doty, Brant Lee, ed. “An Edition of British Museum MS Additional 37049: a Religious Miscellany.” Diss. Michigan State, 1969: 422-4.
8.Source: London, British Library Egerton 615, f. 101
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. “Hoccleve’s Works: The Regement of Princes and fourteen minor poems.” EETS e.s. 72 (1897); repr. 1988: 1.
9.Source: Hatfield House, Marquess of Salisbury C.P. 270, unfoliated
10.Source: New York, New York Public Library Spencer 19 [olim Petworth 2], ff. 129-129v
First Lines:
Honoured be thow blesful lord aboue
Þat fowchedest sauf this iourney for to take…
Last Lines:
…hadde refourmed ther fore let vs synge and seyne
honoured be thow Ihesu souereyne
Attributed Title: The song of graces of alle holy seintes vpon ester day (f. 129)
11.Source: Melbourne, State Library of Victoria *096/G94, f. 206v



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 6473. Guillaume de Deguileville, Pylgremage of the Sowle, Caxton, 1483