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Jesu that was born of Mary free
‘Þat Pese may stond’ — eight 12-line stanzas (ababababbcbc) with refrain, ‘And lene hus grace that pes may stand’
Title(s): ‘Þat Pese may stond’
Subjects: historical poems; peace, desire for; Wars of the Roses
Versification: — twelve-line — ababababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, ff. 66-67v
First Lines:
Ihesu þat was borne of mare fre
As he hase pwower and mey best…
Last Lines:
…And bryng hus all to þat bygyng bryȝt
Þer Joy and blys ys euer lastonde
Attributed Author: Explicit quod heege (f. 67v)
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.
Editions:
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. The Visions of Tundale. Edinburgh: T.G. Stevenson, 1843: 153-6.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 239-42.