SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 3739
IMEV 2316
NIMEV 2316
Now God almighty have mercy on me
A prayer to God for mercy — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: prayers
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson B.408 (SC 11755), f. 6
First Lines:
Now god almyghty haue mercy on me
ffor maryes prayers and al þi sayntes…
Last Lines:
…Wherfor of al my synnes mercy I cry
And pray the to bryng me to heuen an hy
Attributed Title: Misereatur mei omnipotens deus et cetera (f. 6)
Editions:
Clark, Andrew, ed. The English Register of Godstow Nunnery… c. 1450. 3 vols. EETS o. s. 129 (1905; repr. 1971); 130 (1906; repr. with 142, 1971); 142 (1911; repr. 1971): 11.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 71.