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Regina celi letare / For Christ Thy Son so dear
James Ryman, ‘Regina celi letare’, a hymn — three 8-line stanzas and 4-line burden: ‘Regina celi letare / With God and man alsoo / Quem meruisti portare / Withowten peyn and woo’ (alternate Latin and English lines throughout)
Author(s): James Ryman
Title(s): Regina celi letare
Subjects: Virgin Mary, carols to; carols, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — abababab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 101-101v
First Lines:
Regina celi letare
ffor crist thy sonne so dere…
Last Lines:
Pro salute fidelium
That he may graunt us blisse
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 319-20.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 158; 1977, 140.