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DIMEV 4813
NIMEV 3088.77
Set the Father the Son and the…
A fragment of a religious lyric(?) in a single MS — with so much damage to the rhyme words it is hard to determine if this is verse or prose
Note: See Boffey and Edwards (2003), pp. 57-8.
Subjects: Trinity; Christ and His Apostles



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Addit. 46, ff. 3vb-3ra
First Lines:
…[so?] sette the fader the sone & the…
…thenis for lette tyll I byde hem…
Last Lines:
…wate with stode also stonde ye
…nys and en[…]eyes wykkyd in body
…urgh vertu
…nt Iohn…
…w + Gabryell
…do bell
Note: The parchment fragments (resized on paper) that are numbered ‘3᾿ are a bifolium, with a recto and verso on each side. This first part of the text survives on what is now the verso, on the righthand side of the page; the last part is on the reto, on the lefthand side (designated here as ‘3vb’ and ‘3ra’ respectively.
Editions:
Boffey, Julia, and A. S. G. Edwards. “Unrecorded Middle English Verse Texts in a Canterbury Cathedral Library Manuscript.” Medium Ævum 72 (2003): 49-62: 57.