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IMEV 2443
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O glorious John evangelist
A prayer to St. John — five quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘To almyghty God pray for pees / Amice christi lohannes
Note: See 6020.
Subjects: prayers, to saints; John the Evangelist, saint, prayer to
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. e.1 (SC 29734), f. 39v
First Lines:
O glorius Iohan euangelyste
Best be louyd with ihesu cryst…
Last Lines:
…Sayyng ozanna to þe trinyte
per seculorum secula
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols from a manuscript…of the Fifteenth Century. Percy Society 23. London: Richards, 1847: 59.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 67; 1977, 56-7.