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Rex regum rich kirk
A Latin and English rhymed inscription naming the donor of a book — five lines
Subjects: inscriptions
Versification: — five-line — abbac
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 59, f. 3
Transcription:
Rex regum riche kirk
Lux dux princeps ouer al þing
ffre Cuntis suete þing
Walterum protege Waldirk
Qui me communi librum dedit utilitati
Note: Five lines naming the donor of the MS; MS incorrectly identified by Morris as CCCO 54 instead of 59.
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Old English Homilies of the Twelfth Century: From the Unique MS. B.14.52 in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge Vol. 2. EETS o.s. 53 (1873); repr. 1973: 255-9.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. “A Thirteenth-Century Manuscript from Llanthony Priory.” Speculum 3 (1928): 587-95: 588.