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DIMEV 3833
IMEV 2388.5
NIMEV see 3748/5
O blessed Alban O martyr most benign
Hymn to St. Alban — five stanzas rhyme royal
Note: An extract from 5966 (lines 1696-1716, 1724-1730, 1717-1723) occurring separately.
Subjects: hymns, to saints; Alban, saint
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Fitzwilliam Museum 40-1950 [olim Yates Thompson 83, ‘Talbot Hours’], f. 135
First Lines:
O blessid Albone o Martir moste benygne
Callid of Bretayne Steward moste notable…
Last Lines:
…Callid kynge Offa Which had a vysioun
Where thou were buried in Brutys Albioun
Note: Added by a contemporary hand.
Attributed Title: Oracio ad prothomartire Albanum (f. 135)