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Kyrieleyson have mercy good Lord
A Litany — twenty-five 8-line stanzas
Subjects: litanies
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Longleat, Marquess of Bath MS 30, ff. 46v-48v
First Lines:
Kyrieleyson haue mercy good lorde
Cristeleyson we crye now to þe…
Last Lines:
…And teche vs alle þe for to plese
That deydest for vs chrsteleyson
kyrieleyson
Note: 24 stanzas.
2.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 142 [olim Bement], ff. 41v-44v
First Lines:
Kyrieleyson haue mercy good lorde
Cristeleyson we crye now to þe…
Last Lines:
…And teche us alle þe for to plese
That deydest for us christeleyson
Note: After end, on next line, rubric ‘Kyrieleyson’.
Editions:
Schulz, Herbert. C. “Middle English Texts from the ‘Bement’ Manuscript.” Huntington Library Quarterly 3 (1940): 440-65: 460-5.