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DIMEV 2857
IMEV 1717.3
NIMEV TM 854
Jesu have mercy upon us and this English nation
Prayer for England as part of Christendom — one couplet in long lines
Subjects: prayers, for the nation
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9, f. 94v
Transcription:
Ihesus haue mercy vpppon vs and this Inglishe nacyon
which hath bneof crists flock an habitacion
Note: Added to top margin with heading ‘Ihesus’ above.
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 1. EETS e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925) 73; rev. J. Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 241.