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Laud of our Lord up to the heaven is raised
John Lydgate, The Miracles of St. Edmund — one opening rhyme royal, and fifty-seven 8-line stanzas
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): The Miracles of St. Edmund
Subjects: Edmund of Abingdon, saint; miracles
Versification: — eight-line, seven-line — ababbcbc, ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 683 (SC 798), ff. 42-52v
First Lines:
Laude of our lord vp to þe hevene is reysed
abooff þe sonne and briht sterris cleere…
Last Lines:
…wolde interrupte his royal dygnyte
be derogacyoun doon to his ffraunchyse
Attributed Title: Here gynneth a myracle of Seynt Edmund (f. 42)
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 46 (SC 6930), ff. 87-96v
First Lines:
Laude of our lord vp to the hevene is Reysed
Above the sonne and bryght sterrys Cleere
And in his seyntes Our lord Ihesu is preysed
As offte is seyn be ther devout prayeere…
Last Lines:
…Wolde interupte his Royal dignite
Be deregacioun doon to his ffraunchyse
Note: 58 stanzas; at the end: ‘Explicit’.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 440-5.
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 347 (SC 10174), ff. 88v-98
First Lines:
[L]Ande of our lord vp to hevene is reysed
Above the sonne and bryght sterrys cleer…
Last Lines:
…Wolde Interupe his Royal dignite
By derogacioun doon to his ffranchyse
Attributed Title: A Requeste of the Translatour vn to seynt Edmond in Conservacioun of his ffranchyse (preceding final stanza)