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IMEV 1900
NIMEV 1900
Listen lordings what I shall say
A song in honour of St. Katherine — five quatrains (aaab) with ‘Salue Caterina’ refrain and burden: A a a a / Salue Caterri[n]a
Subjects: Katherine of Alexandria, saint; carols, of saints
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College S.54 (259), ff. 3-3v
First Lines:
Lystyn lordygnys [sic] qwatte I xall sey
A grette maruell tell I may…
Last Lines:
…Sche sted in hewen anone
Salue caterina
Note: 5 x 4, aaab, including refrain, ‘Salue caterina’, plus burden, ‘A A A A salue caterina’ followed by false start to 6282
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes, and G. C. Macaulay, eds. “Fifteenth Century Carols and Other Pieces.” Modern Language Review 8 (1913): 68-87: 71-2.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 215-6; 1977, 191.