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I thank Thee Lord that Thou me wrought / And with strong…
A prayer of thanksgiving for the Redemption, at the end of (4083) — forty-eight lines in couplets
Note: For a related indulgence see 5196.
Title(s): Arma Christi
Subjects: prayers, thanksgiving
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Queen’s College 207, f. 174v
First Lines:
I thonke the lorde þat thow me wrouȝt
And with stronge paynys that thow me bou[ ]…
Last Lines:
…Thi body was hongyd to a tre
What may I say thow hast do for me
With scorges [ ]
Note: Ends imperfectly because the folio is damaged.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.6.43, f. 111v
First Lines:
i þanke þe lorde þat þu me wroȝte
And with stronge peynes þu me boȝte…
Last Lines:
…þis graunte me lorde y praye to þe
ffor marye loue þy modyr free Amen
3.Source: London, British Library Addit. 32006, roll
First Lines:
I thanke þe lorde þat þu me wrowt
And with stronge peynes you me bowȝtt…
Last Lines:
…Þis graunte me lorde I pray to þe
ffor mari loue þi moder so fre
4.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 A.XXVII, f. 79
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Legends of the Holy Rood, Symbols of the Passion, and Cross-Poems. EETS o.s. 46 (1871); repr. 1973: 194-5.
5.Source: Longleat, Marquess of Bath MS 30, ff. 10v-11
First Lines:
I Thanke the lord that thow me wrought
And with stronge peynes þow me bought…
Last Lines:
…This graunt to me lord I pray the
ffor mary loue thy moder free Amen
6.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland Deposit 221/9 [Blairs College 13], roll, item (b)
First Lines:
I þanke þe lord þat þou me wroȝt
For with strong painis þu me bout…
Last Lines:
…Wher þoru þat in maner dampnid be
Derworþe lord for þi pite Amen
7.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, TYP 193, ff. 186v-188
First Lines:
I Thank þe lorde þat þou me wrouth
And strong peynes þu hast me bout…
Last Lines:
…this grant me lorde I pray to þe
ffor mari loue þi moder fre
Note: Written as prose.
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 142 [olim Bement], ff. 9-10
First Lines:
I Thanke the lord that þow me wrought
And with stronge peynes þow me bought…
Last Lines:
…Thus graunt to me lord I pray the
For mary loue thi moder fre
Note: Written as prose.
9.Source: Philadelphia, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province (olim Mount St Alphonsus Seminary, Esopus, New York), roll