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DIMEV 5038
IMEV 3216.5
NIMEV 3216.5
Stood she there nigh
Compassio Marie’, based on ‘Stabat iuxta Christi crucem’ — seven 6-line stanzas
Note: Begins part way through the last line of stanza 4; cf. 2831.
Title(s): Compassio Marie
Subjects: Virgin Mary
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 169* (SC 9995), p. 175
Editions:
Napier, Arthur Sampson. “Eine mittelenglische Compassio Mariae.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 88 (1892): 181-9: 182-3.
Napier, Arthur Sampson, ed. History of the Holy Rood-tree. EETS o.s. 103 (1894); repr. 1973: 77-9.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 8-10.
Stainer, Sir John, John Stainer, C. Stainer, and Edward Williams Byron Nicholson. Early Bodleian music; sacred & secular songs, together with other MS. compositions in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, ranging from about A.D. 1185 to about A.D. 1505. London, 1901; repr. Farnborough, Hants, England: Gregg, 1967: 2.8-9.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 146-7.