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Pater noster most of might
An Orison — one l0-line stanza (ababccdccd)
Note: First four lines may be burden?
Subjects: prayers; songs
Versification: — ten-line — ababccdccd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 5943, f. 167v
First Lines:
Pater noster most of myȝt
þat al þys world hast wrot wrote
help me synful wrechyd wyȝt
for synne þat I perytche nowt…
Last Lines:
…ffor þyn sone þat deyd on tre
help me wrecche þat y ne spylle
Facsimiles:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.".
Rastall, Richard. “Introduction.” A Fifteenth-Century Song Book: Cambridge University Library Additional MS 5943 made in facsimile. Leeds: Boethius Press, 1973.
Editions:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.": 35.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 84.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 218.