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Knowen all men that are and shall been
Carta Dei’ (one form of the ‘Charter of Christ’) — forty-two lines in couplets
Title(s): Carta Dei
Subjects: charters, of Christ
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Kent Charter 233, dorse
First Lines:
Knowyn alle men tat arn and schuln ben
þat U Ihesus of nazaren wyt myn…
Last Lines:
…þe ȝer of my regne her
Thretty wynter and þredde half ȝer
Note: At the end: ‘Hec est carta dei’.
Editions:
Macray, William D. “Fifteenth-Century Religious Verses.” Notes and Queries 9th ser. 8 (1901): 240: 240.
Spalding, Mary Caroline. The Middle English Charters of Christ. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1914: 97-8.