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Our Father in heaven I-hallowed be Thy name
The Pater Noster in five couplets
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Emmanuel College I.2.6 (27), f. 162ra
First Lines:
Vre fader in heuene yhalȝed be þy name
Þy kynedom to us mote come fore þar is blisse and game…
Last Lines:
…Led us neuere Louerd into no fondinge
ac Lus us vt of vuele and ȝif us þy blessinge
Note: Ends, ‘Amen id est so mote hit boe’.
Attributed Title: Pater noster (f. 162ra)
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 27.
2.Source: Pavia, Pavia University Library 69, f. 41v
Editions:
Thomson, S. H. “A Thirteenth-Century ‘Oure Fader’ in a Pavia Manuscript.” Modern Language Notes 49 (1934): 235-51: 236.
Hussey, Maurice. “The Petitions of the Paternoster in Medieval English Literature.” Medium Ævum 27 (1958): 8-16: 10.