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Joy Thou Virgin as it is right
Gaude virgo mater — five quatrains
Title(s): Gaude virgo mater
Subjects: Virgin Mary, songs in honour of
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Addit. 68 [olim Ingilby], ff. 98r2-98v
First Lines:
Ioy þou virgyn as it is ryȝt
The fader off hevyn he lovid þe welle
Þe angel gabriel off blys so brygth
He sent to þe to tydyngges to telle…
Last Lines:
…Lady off virtu & deuocioun
Exaltyd be forn þe trinite
Off angell off lyȝt be mene of þi soun
Ioy thow euere þer for to be
Attributed Title: Gaude virgo mater (f. 98)
Editions:
Woodruff, Charles Eveleigh. A XVth Century Guide Book to the Principal Churches of Rome Compiled c. 1470 by William Brewyn. London: Marshall, 1933: 80.