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DIMEV 3450
NIMEV 2134.55
Matter of mourning is thus cloth I-colored with red for our sake
Prayer to Virgin Mary to ask whether Christ died for our sake, in a sermon, Quare rubrum est indumentum tuum — one long couplet
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Virgin Mary, prayers to; Christ, blood of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 111v
Transcription:
Mater of murnyng ys þus cloþ y colourd with rede for our sake
Mater of lernyng ys þe questioun þat y to hym haue take
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “Textologische Probleme mittelenglischen Dichtung.” Mannheimer Berichte 8 (1974): 245-8: 246.
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 11.