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Jesu God is becomen man
A song of Jesus — twenty-two lines each beginning with ‘Ihesu’ in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: songs, spiritual; Christ, songs in honour of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, ff. 119va
First Lines:
Ihesu god is becomen man
Ihesu mi love & my lemman…
Last Lines:
…Ihesu to wonen with þe in blisse
Ihesu þer offe þat we ne misse Amen
Attributed Title: De Passione Christi (f. 117)
Editions:
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 178.