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Mary Mother of mercy and pity / And Saint Katherine pray for me
A Litany to the Virgin and numerous Saints — mainly in quatrains
Subjects: prayers, to Virgin Mary, and saints; litanies; Virgin Mary, prayers to; saints, prayers to
Versification: — four-line — aabb
Bibliographic Ghosts: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.8.2, f. 5: not verse, not even same first line.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 939 (SC 27691), ff. 117v-118
First Lines:
[M]Ary moder of mercy & pyte
And seynt kateryn pray for me…
Last Lines:
…And for all quik and dede
pater noster Aue and Crede
Note: 34 lines; couplets alternating with refrain, ‘Pray for me wyth owr lady / That ihesu on me haue mercy’.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 190-1.