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Lord Jesu Christ living God son
The York Hours of the Cross — 40 lines in couplets
Note: See 3236.
Title(s): The York Hours of the Cross
Subjects: Cross, hours of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: York, York Minster Library XVI.K.6 [formerly XVI.G.5], ff. 1v-2v
First Lines:
Lorde ihesu cryste leuand god sone
Þu set þi deyd þi cros and þi passione…
Last Lines:
…Lord for þat ilk schame þat þu doun was tane
Lat neuer my saul with deydly syn be sclayne
Note: Preceded by rubric Latin as heading, ‘Adorarus te criste et benedicimus tibi Quia per crucem et cetera’ (sic, f. 1v).
Editions:
Simmons, Thomas Frederick. The Lay Folks’ Mass Book. EETS o.s. 71 (1879); repr. 1968: 84-7.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 66 (first 10 lines only).