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Jesu God and Gods son / That were a babe I-born
A Miracle of the Virgin Mary, a Lost Foot Restored — thirty-seven couplets or monorhyming quatrains
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles
Versification: — two-line, four-line — aa, aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 125vb-126ra
First Lines:
IEsu God and Godus sone
Þat were a Babe I boren
Of þe Mayden swete Marie
Kuynde Qween I Coren…
Last Lines:
…Now Ladi Marie qween of heuene
And Emperisse of helle
Help vs þat we mowe wiþ þe
ffor euere In Ioye dwelle
Note: Mixed couplets and monorhyming quatrains; written in half-lines.
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. “Altenglische Marienlegenden aus Ms. Vernon zum ersten Mal.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 56 (1876): 221-40: 231-2.
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 154-7.