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Our Father in heaven hallowed by Thy name
A paraphrase of the Pater Noster — seven stanzas rhyme royal
Title(s): Pater Noster
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer; paraphrases
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson B.408 (SC 11755), ff. 3v-4
First Lines:
oure fader in heuen halowed br þi name
As ihesus þis sone tawȝt us to say…
Last Lines:
…Raunsom us fader with mercy and garce
And bryng us al to þi blisful place
Note: Preceded by Latin, PAter noster qui es in celis sanctificetur nomen tuum (f. 3v).
Editions:
Clark, Andrew, ed. The English Register of Godstow Nunnery… c. 1450. 3 vols. EETS o. s. 129 (1905; repr. 1971); 130 (1906; repr. with 142, 1971); 142 (1911; repr. 1971): 5-6.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 108-10.