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In a merry morning of May / whan the sun…
Speculum Misericordie, allegory of ‘Discrecio’ and her seven Virgins — 976 lines in 12-line stanzas
Title(s): Speculum Misericordie
Subjects: allegories; penitence
Versification: — twelve-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library, Takamiya Deposit 32 [olim Penrose 6; prior Delamere], ff. 14va-19vb
First Lines:
[I]N Amerie morewynyngge of May
Whanne the svnne schone so shene…
Last Lines:
…In to thyne handys my sowle I comende
And with that word hee yaf vp the goost
Attributed Title: I wole this scripture clepid bee / Speculum Misericordie (f. 14v; with ‘Ihus’ in the gutter next to this rubric); Speculum Misericordie (RT); Explict Specum Misericordi (f. 19v)