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Saint Nicholas Gods drut
St. Godric’s prayer to St. Nicholas — four lines, recorded by Geoffrey of Durham
Subjects: Godric, saint; saints, prayers to; Nicholas, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 5 F.VII, f. 85r3
Transcription:
Sainte Nicholas godes druð
tymbre us faire scone hus
At þi burth at þi bare
Sainte nicholaes bring vs wel þare
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph. Bibliographia Poetica. London: Roworth, 1802: 4.
Zupitza, Julius. “Cantus beati Godrici.” Englische Studien 11 (1888): 401-32: 249.
Rankin, J. W. “The Hymns of St. Godric.” PMLA 38 (1923): 699-712: 701, 708.
Hall, Joseph. Selections from Early Middle English, 1130-1250. 2 parts. Oxford: Clarendon, 1920, 1951: 1.5.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 173.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 103.
2.Source: Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine 1716, f. 226