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O Lord almighty blessed thou be
A prayer of confession — three 8-line and one 4-line stanzas
Note: A direct translation of the Latin which precedes in Oxford, Bodleian Library Hatton 73 (SC 4119); English prose versions occur in London, British Library Harley 1706, ff. 17v and 84.
Subjects: prayers, of confession; confession; translations
Versification: — eight-line, four-line — ababbcbc, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Hatton 73 (SC 4119), f. 121
2.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 344, f. 13
First Lines:
Lorde allemyghty blessud thu be
That hast me formed and redemyd…
Last Lines:
…Late thy pytee sprynge and spredee
And graunt the nevyre here after y do amysse
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 216-17.