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O blissful bird full of grace
Salue regina / mater misericordie’ — six quatrains with Salue refrain and this burden
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; carols, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. e.1 (SC 29734), f. 25v
First Lines:
O blyssedfull berd full of grace
To all mankynd þou art solas…
Last Lines:
…Of þat we pray þe þat we not mys
Salue
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols from a manuscript…of the Fifteenth Century. Percy Society 23. London: Richards, 1847: 32-3.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 151; 1977, 134.
Rickert, Edith, ed. Ancient English Christmas Carols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1910: 15.