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DIMEV 4414
IMEV 2779
NIMEV 2779
Prince duke and earl lord knight and squire
James Ryman, a welcome to Christmas — one stanza rhyme royal
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Christmastide
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 74v
First Lines:
Prince duke & erle lord knyght & squier
With alle other in youre degree…
Last Lines:
…That now was borne for loue of vs
Of mayde mary named Ihesus
Attributed Author: Ryman (f. 80)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 272.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 353; 1977, 342.
Greene, Richard Leighton, ed. A Selection of English Carols. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 186.