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Now gladly shall the clergy sing
James Ryman, a macaronic song in praise of St. Francis — twelve 3-line stanzas, aab, including refrain (a short line in Latin), plus burden (b): ‘Letabundus ffrancisco decantet clerus alleluia
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Francis of Assisi, saint, in praise of
Versification: — three-line stanzas — aab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 58-58v
First Lines:
Now gladly shall the clergy singe
To seint ffraunceys this heuenly thinge…
Last Lines:
…Geven of criste borne of marie true
puerpera
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 237-8.