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O blessed maid flower of all goodness
John Lydgate, a prayer to the Virgin Mary inserted by Lydgate in his translation of Deguileville’s Pèlerinage de la Vie Humaine — four 8-line stanzas
Author(s): John Lydgate; Guillaume Deguileville
Title(s): Pèlerinage de la Vie Humaine
Subjects: prayers, to Virgin Mary; Virgin Mary, prayers to



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Stowe 952, ff. 299-299v
First Lines:
O blyssed mayde fflour off alle goodnesse
On alle synfull ha Mercy and pyte…
Last Lines:
…And syth my trust ys Only sette in the
Be my Reffuge In Trybulacion
Note: Includes “Lenvoye” of 8 lines on f. 299v, followed by “Explicit.”
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Pilgrimage of the Life of Man. 3 vols. EETS e.s. 77 (1899), 83 (1901), 92 (1904, ed. K. B. Locock); repr. as one vol., 1973: 2.454-5.
Furnivall, Frederick James, and Katharine B. Locock, eds. The Pilgrimage of the Life of Man. Roxburghe Club 145. London: Nichols, 1905: 454-5.