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DIMEV 4079
IMEV 2573
NIMEV 2573
O Thou peerless Prince of Peace
A prayer to Christ — 8-line stanzas with refrain, ‘Miserere mei deus
Note: For other texts of this piece see 3870 and 6019.
Subjects: prayers, to Christ; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 78 (SC 21652), ff. 18-18v
First Lines:
O þou pereles prynce of peese
With all myne herte y þe pray…
Last Lines:
…þis worlde with all his wrathe & pride
There is no mene noþer mede…
Note: Lines 1-45 only; ends imperfectly due to loss of folio(s).