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Mary is a lady bright / She hath a son of much might
Carol on the Virgin — five quatrains (aaab) with Latin caudae and burden: A a a a / Nu[nc] gaudet maria
Subjects: carols, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 8v
First Lines:
Mary is a lady bryght
Sche haght a sone of meche myght…
Last Lines:
…God graunt vs alle good endynge
Regnat dei gracias
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 23-4.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des HS. Sloane 2593.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 109 (1902): 33-72: 48.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 108.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 139-40; 1977, 123-4.