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Regina celi letare / In whom first this world began
A macaronic hymn to the Virgin Mary — four 8-line stanzas
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.6, ff. 201v-202
First Lines:
Regina celi letare
In whome fyrste þis worlde began…
Last Lines:
…As ȝe to geder were bounden in fere
Regina celi letare
Attributed Title: Here…begynneth Regina celi letare (f. 201v); Here enduth regina celi (f. 202)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “Lydgatiana.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 131 (1913): 40-63: 48-9.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 52-3.