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Jesu Christ heaven king / Give us all good ending
A prayer to Jesus — four 6-line stanzas (aabccb), with three extra lines prefacing stanza 1
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, f. 75va-b
First Lines:
Iesu crist heouene kyng
ȝef vs alle god endyng…
Last Lines:
…þat we mowe come to
þe ioie wiþ oute fyne
Facsimiles:
Ker, Neil Ripley. “Introduction.” Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253. EETS o.s. 255 (1965).
Editions:
Wright, Thomas. Specimens of Lyric Poetry composed in England in the Reign of Edward the First. Percy Society 4. London: Richard, 1842: 59-60.
Böddeker, Karl. Altenglische Dichtungen des MS. Harl. 2253. Berlin: Weidmann, 1878: 194.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 88-9.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 9-10.
Brook, George Leslie. The Harley Lyrics. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1948; rev. ed. 1956; 3rd ed. 1964: 52-3.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 101-2.
Fein, Susanna Greer, ed. The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 2. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 2009: Booklet 5, no. 51.