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I knowledge to God with very contrition
A general Confession — eleven stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: confession; prayers, for use in church
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson B.408 (SC 11755), f. 4-4v
First Lines:
I knowlech to god with veray contricoun
Vn to seynt mary and his seyntis alle…
Last Lines:
…With such vnderstondyng and clere wisdome
That y may come to þi kyngdome
Attributed Title: COnfiteor deo et cetera (f. 4v)
Editions:
Clark, Andrew, ed. The English Register of Godstow Nunnery… c. 1450. 3 vols. EETS o. s. 129 (1905; repr. 1971); 130 (1906; repr. with 142, 1971); 142 (1911; repr. 1971): 8-11.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 48-50.