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In the honorance of sweet Jesu
The Apocryphal History of the Infancy — 1854 lines
Note: Translated from French: see Meyer (1889).
Subjects: Christ, life of; translations
Versification: — two-line, four-line — aa with quatrain, abba, at end



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 108 (SC 1486), ff. 11ra-22rb
First Lines:
IN þe honurance of swete Ihesu
Þat is louerd ful of vertu…
Last Lines:
…Þe fader þat sit in trinite
Hit us graunti þat it so be
Attributed Title: Ici comence le enfaunce Ihesu crist (f. 11ra); Explicit hic infantia Ihesu cristi (f. 22rb)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Leben Jesu: ein Fragment, und Kindheit Jesu, &c. Münster: Regensberg, 1873.
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden. Paderborn: F. Schoningh, 1875: 3-61.