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O Jesse yard florigerat
James Ryman, A hymn to the Virgin Mary — eight quatrains (abab) with refrain ‘Mater misericordie’ and burden: ‘Salue regina glorie / Mater misericordie
Note: For a variant of stanzas 1, 2, and 5, see stanzas 1-3 of 3940.
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: hymns, to Virgin Mary; Virgin Mary, hymns to
Versification: — four-line — abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 77v-78
First Lines:
O Iesse yerde florigerat
The fruyte of lyff is sprunge of the…
Last Lines:
…ffor oure syn thatte we be not lost
Mater misericordie
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 295-6.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 152-3; 1977, 135-6.