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Most glorious queen reigning in heaven
A hymn to the Virgin Mary — three stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.1.6 [Findern MS], f. 146
First Lines:
Most glorius quene Reynyng yn heevene
Sterre of the se of all this worldell lady
I be seche you for all youre Joyes Sevene
In this grete nede sende cumforte and mersy…
Last Lines:
…Of all women the chef helper in dystresse
Torne all my woo in to Joy and gladnesse
Facsimiles:
Beadle, Richard, and Alfred E. B. Owen. The Findern Manuscript: Cambridge University Library MS. F.1.6. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 56-7.