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DIMEV 4318
NIMEV 2716.55
Our Kings banners beth forth I-bore
One quatrain, translating the first stanza of Vexilla regis prodeunt
Note: For other translations, see 3719, 4518, 5359, and 5360.
Title(s): Vexilla regis prodeunt
Subjects: translations; Christ, hymns to; hymns, to Christ
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 137
Transcription:
Ower kynges baneres byth foorþe y-bore
now schynes þe crouches þat raþer was pryuee
wher þe maker of man þat was for-lore
now hangeth on þe rood tree
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 68-9.