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IMEV 2277.3
NIMEV 2277.3
My woeful heart me stounds through the veins
Christ describes his crucifixion, by [?Jhon] Clerk — eleven 8-line stanzas with refrain: ‘Benedicta sit sancta Trinitas
Author(s): [?Jhon] Clerk
Subjects: crucifixion; Christ, suffering of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], ff. 31-32
First Lines:
My wofull hairt me stoundis throw þe vanis
quhen I behald my makar on þe tre…
Last Lines:
…Immensurable be all tyme stait & gre
Benedicta sit sancta trinitas
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Murdoch, James Barclay. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 vols. in 11 parts, paged continuously. Hunterian Club 16, 32, 40, 46, 50, 55-56, 64-67 Glasgow: Anderson, 1873-1896: 2.82-4.
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 2.77-9.