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Mary Jesu mother dear
A prayer to the Virgin Mary — twenty-two couplets
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Addit. A.268 (SC 29387), ff. 146rb-146va
First Lines:
Mary Ihesu modyr dere
praye þe lady þu me here
as þu art moder & maiden clene
now to þe lady I me mene…
Last Lines:
…And þat hit be to þi louyng
On knees I shal ye say gretyng
Note: At the end: ‘Aue maria gracia plena dominus tecum’.