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DIMEV 2553
IMEV 1512
NIMEV 1512
In name of him All-wielding / That is our high heaven king
A translation of Part I of St. Edmund’s Speculum
Note: See also 1596.
Author(s): Edmund Rich Archibishop of Canterbury
Title(s): Speculum ecclesie
Subjects: treatises, devotional
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 227vc-230rc
First Lines:
IN nome of him al weldyng
Þat is vr heiȝe heuene kyng…
Last Lines:
…And þei ben pore in querte
þat han riches and louen pouerte
Note: Hou a man schal lyue parfytly (f. 227vc)
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 221-51.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 30va-32vb
First Lines:
IN nome of hym alweldyng
þat is vur heiȝe heuene kyng…
Last Lines:
…And þei ben pore in quert
Þat han riches & louen pouert
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.