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IMEV 1575.5
NIMEV TP 937
In this time of Christmas
Mary plays with the Christ Child, a carol — six quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘In the honour of christes byrth / Syng we al with joye and myrthe’
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 5204.5. Christmas Carolles, [R. Copland f.] R. Kele, [1545?]
Note: Bodley classmark: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce fragments F.48 (printed).
Facsimiles:
Reed, Ernest Bliss. Christmas Carols Printed in the Sixteenth Century Huntington Library Publications. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1932 [= Kele, ca. 1550].
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Die Gedichte der Köningin Elisabeth.” Anglia 14 (1892): 346-61: 588-9.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 125.
Rickert, Edith, ed. Ancient English Christmas Carols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1910: 71.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 37; 1977, 30-1.