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DIMEV 3200
IMEV 1955.5
NIMEV 1955.5
Lord god preserve under thy mighty hand / the king the queen the people and this land
A prayer tag for England — one couplet
Note: = lines 6-7 of 3563, occurring separately.
Subjects: prayers, for the nation
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 61, flyleaf
Transcription:
Lord god preserve under þy mighty handes
Oure kyng oure qwene þeyre pepul and þeyre landes
Facsimiles:
Parkes, Malcolm B., and Elizabeth Salter. “Introduction.” Troilus and Criseyde. Geoffrey Chaucer. A Facsimile of Corpus Christi College Cambridge MS 61. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1978.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.20 (600), p. 359
Transcription:
Lord god preserve vnder þy mighty hande
Þe Kyng þe Qwene þeire peple and þis lande
3.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5467, f. 221
Transcription:
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
Transcription:
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 heading.
Editions:
Dutschke, C. W. Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. 2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 1.35.