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Jesu that born was of a may / I amendment of mankind
Stanzaic Exposition of the Life of Christ and the Feasts of the Church — 10840 lines in quatrains
Title(s): Stanzaic Exposition of the Life of Christ and the Feasts of the Church
Subjects: Christ, life of; religious instruction
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2250, ff. 1-147v
First Lines:
Ihesus wos gefen hym by reson
To nome er mad wos ston er tre…
Last Lines:
…ffrom heuen to hom hit liȝt Adovn
As we in holy chirche con syng
Note: Lines 1-623 wanting.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 3909, f. 1
Note: Lines 1-66 wanting: ends imperfectly; photo. facsimile in Oxford, Bodleian Library Facs. e.23 [of Harley 3909].
Editions:
Foster, Frances Allen, ed. A Stanzaic Life of Christ, from Harley MS. 3909. EETS o.s. 166 (1926).
3.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38666, ff. 5-173v
First Lines:
Jhesu þat born was of a may
In amendement of mankynde…
Last Lines:
…Of oure lyfe be clene & clere
And with hym in þat blisse be
Note: Ends imperfectly.