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Now this time rex pacificus
James Ryman, an Epiphany carol — six quatrains (aaab), including refrain, ‘The sonne of god & king of blis’, plus burden: ‘Of a mayden to vs borne is / the sonne of god and king of blis’
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Epiphany
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 58
First Lines:
Nowe this tyme Rex pacificus
Is man become for loue of vs…
Last Lines:
…Of heuen blisse to make vs sure
the sonne of god & king of blisse
Attributed Author: Ryman (f. 80)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 236-7.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 90; 1977, 79.