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Much is that me singeth and readeth
The Five Joys of the Virgin Mary, by William of Shoreham — fifty-nine 6-line stanzas
Author(s): William of Shoreham
Title(s): The Five Joys of the Virgin Mary
Subjects: Virgin Mary, joys of
Versification: — six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 17376, ff. 198v-204
First Lines:
Meche hys þat my syngeþ and redeþ
Of hyre þat al makende gladeþ…
Last Lines:
…Þet hy ous brynge al out of tene
At oure mest nede. Amen
Editions:
Wright, Thomas. The Poems of William of Shoreham. Percy Society 28. London: Richard, 1849: 117-30.
Konrath, M., ed. The Poems of William of Shoreham. EETS e.s. 86 (1902); repr. 1973: 15-26.
Brandl, Alois Leonhard. Mittelenglische Sprach- und Literatureproben. 2nd ed. Berlin, 1917; repr. as Middle English Literature New York: Chelsea, 1949: 110-13.