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O God sweet lord Jesu Christ that madest me
A prayer to Christ and the Virgin — 184 lines
Note: This is a composite text: stanza 1 = stanza 5 of 2905; stanza 2 = stanza 1 of London, British Library Egerton 3245 [olim Gurney] of 1006; stanzas 3-16 = 1280, complete; stanza 17 = stanza 1 of 417; stanzas 18-27 = Longleat, Marquess of Bath MS 29 of 3434; then come 23 lines, generally in couplets, using lines from Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*) of 3433.
Subjects: prayers, to Christ; prayers, to Virgin Mary; Virgin Mary, prayers to; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — couplets



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 559, ff. 47v-54v
First Lines:
O god swete lord ihesu crist that madest me
and with thi blissed body thou has me bought…
Last Lines:
…And I the wol gret with Pater noster ane and Crede
Heuen to haue to my mede
And the mayde with aueys fyue euery day
whiles I am a lyue
Note: Written as prose.