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O blessed Queen about the starred heaven
?John Lydgate, ‘Stella celi extirpauit’, perhaps by Lydgate — four 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Note: For a similar piece see 5826.
Author(s): John Lydgate (?)
Title(s): Stella celi extirpauit
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.48 (SC 11914), ff. 133v-134
First Lines:
O blissid queen a bove sterrid heuene
Which of the see art callid cheef lodsterre…
Last Lines:
…The thrid is that my soule withouten distresse
May come to the blisse wher drad is no pestilence
Attributed Title: Stella celi (f. 133v)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. I: Religious Poems. EETS e.s. 107 (1911; repr. 1961): 295-6.