The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Lord god preserve under thy mighty hand / the king the queen the people and this
A prayer tag for England — one couplet
= lines 6-7 of 3563
Subjects: prayers, for the nation
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 61
Lord god preserve under þy mighty handes
Oure kyng oure qwene
þeyre pepul and þeyre landes
Parkes, Malcolm B., and Elizabeth Salter.
Troilus and Criseyde. Geoffrey Chaucer. A Facsimile of Corpus Christi
College Cambridge MS 61.
Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1978.
3.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5467
, f. 221
Lorde god preserve vnder thy myghty honde
Oure kynge oure Qwene theire
pepull and this lande…
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library EL 26.A.13 [olim Bridgewater]
, f. iiv
Lord god preserue vnder þy mighty hande
Þe kynge þe
qwene þe people and þis lande
Note: These two lines (6-7) only; ‘Ihesu’ above as
Dutschke, C. W.
Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington
2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 1.35.