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Salue with all obeisance to God in humblesse
Prayer to the Virgin, in which first words of each line are the Latin words of a prayer to the Virgin (read down the left edges of lines); 5 eight-line stanzas
Title(s): Salve Regina
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.48 (SC 11914), ff. 135-135v
First Lines:
Salue wyth all obaysans to god in humblesse
Regina to regne euermore in blys…
Last Lines:
…Nobis post hoc exilium ostende
To oure eterne grettest Ioy & plesure
Note: Four stanzas.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “Lydgatiana.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 131 (1913): 40-63: 44-5.
2.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 3402
First Lines:
Salue wyth all obeysance to God in humblesse
Regina to regne ever more in blysse…
Last Lines:
Mater of lyffe & eterne creacion
Salue ever as fayer as we can suffyce
Amen
Note: Five stanzas.
Attributed Title: An holy salue regina In englisshe (p. 340)
Facsimiles:
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University: Facsimile of Oxford, Balliol MS 354. (http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=balliol&manuscript=ms354).
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts….” Anglia 26 (1903): 94-285: 172-3.
Dyboski, R., ed. Songs, Carols and Other Miscellaneous Poems from Balliol MS. 354, Richard Hill’s Commonplace Book. EETS e.s. 101 (1908); repr. 1984: 60-1.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17030. Lydgate, John, Stans puer ad mensam, [Westminster: Printed by William Caxton, 1476?]
2.Source: STC 4851. Paruus Catho [et] Magnus Catho, [Caxton, 1476] , ff. 36v-37
First Lines:
[s]Alue with all obeisance to god & humblesse
Regina to regne euyr more in blysse
Mater to crist as we byleue expresse…
Last Lines:
Mater of lyf and eterne creacion
Salue euer as feir as we can suffyse
Note: Huntington R. B. 62364.
Attributed Title: An holy Salue regina in englissh (f. 36v)