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Qui creauit celum lully lully lu
The processional song for the nuns of Chester, entirely in Latin except for alternating English Lullay refrains: ‘Lully lully lu’ and ‘Byby byby by’
Subjects: songs; occasional verse; nuns; Chester
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library EL 34.B.7, ff. 70v-71v
First Lines:
Qui creauit celum lully lully lu…
Editions:
Legg, J. Wickham, ed. The Processional of the Nuns of Chester. Henry Bradshaw Society, 1899: 18.
Hughes, Anselm, ed. The New Oxford History of Music. Volume 3: Ars Nova and the Renaissance. London, New York: Oxford UP, 1960: 3.117.