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Regem regum a maid hath born
A macaronic song of the Nativity — seven quatrains (aaab)
Note: See 1512.
Subjects: hymns
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 189 (SC 6777), ff. 104v-105
First Lines:
Regem regum A mayde hath borne
To Sawe mankynde that was forlorne…
Last Lines:
…þan shalt þou synge welawye
but þou be lyve hec predicta
Editions:
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: lxxxi; 1977, ci.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 112-13.