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Mary maid mild and free
Hymn to the Virgin Mary by William of Shoreham — fourteen 6-line stanzas (aaabab)
Author(s): William Shoreham
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — six-line — aaabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 17376, ff. 204v-205v
First Lines:
Marye mayde mylde and fre
Chambre of þe trynyte…
Last Lines:
…And þaȝ ich habbe ysd þe wrange
Þou graunte me amendynge
Editions:
Wright, Thomas. The Poems of William of Shoreham. Percy Society 28. London: Richard, 1849: 113-14.
Konrath, M., ed. The Poems of William of Shoreham. EETS e.s. 86 (1902); repr. 1973: 127-9.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 46-9.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 103-5.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 164-6.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 185-7.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 163-5; 276-9.