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Lord be Thou my keeper
‘A praier for al personis’, Esto mihi in deum protectorem — two couplets
Title(s): ‘A praier for al personis’
Subjects: prayers, for protection
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 541, ff. 1v1
Transcription:
lorde be þou my kepere from all maner of synne
þat þi howys of blisse by grace y may wynne
þer seruaunt lorde þat þou bowtt with þi precyus blode
Make þem to þe to hemselfe and to þer euencrystyn blessid & good
Attributed Title: A prayer for al persons (f. 1)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Five Middle English Verse Prayers from Lambeth MS. 541.” Neophilologus 38 (1954): 36-41: 39-40.