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Jesu Christ that is so free / To mans soul speaketh he
Christ’s Appeal to Man, ‘A luytel tretys of loue, of Godes passyon’ — in quatrains
Title(s): ‘A luytel tretys of loue, of Godes passyon’
Subjects: Christ, Passion of; Passion; Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 299rb-299rc
First Lines:
Ihesu Crist þat is so fre
To Monnes soule spekeþ he…
Last Lines:
…ȝiue vs for þin holy miht
Alle comen to heuene briht. Amen.
Attributed Title: A luytel tretys of loue / Of Godes passyon (f. 299rb)
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:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 462-4.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 89vc-90ra
First Lines:
Ihesus Crist þat is so fre
To Monnes soule spekeþ he…
Last Lines:
…Ȝif vs for þin holy miht
Alle comen to heuene briht Amen
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.