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DIMEV 3719
NIMEV 2302.55
Now begins to go the banner of our Lord the King
Four lines translating the first stanza of the hymn, Vexilla regis prodeunt
Note: For other translations, see 4518, 5359, 5360, and 4318.
Title(s): Vexilla regis prodeunt
Subjects: translations; hymns, to Christ; Christ, hymns to
Versification: — four-line, monorhyme — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 127
Transcription:
Now begynnys to go þe banner of our lord þe kyng
now kun spryng wide þe crose tokenyng
God þat made man and eueri thyng
is hongid on þe rode tre for our giltis and synnyng
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 67-8.