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Our Father that art in heaven
The Pater Noster, from an abstract of Myrk’s Instructions (1581) — six couplets
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 211, f. 226ra
First Lines:
Owre fader þat art in heuen
þin name be halowed with meke steuen…
Last Lines:
…And lede vs in to no findyng
But schylde vs from all euel þyng
Note: Added at end by a hand of the fifteenth century.
Editions:
Bitterling, Klaus. “An Abstract of John Mirk’s Instructions for Parish Priests.” Notes and Queries n.s. 24 [222] (1977): 146.