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The blessed Bairn in Bethlehem born
The Abbot and the Child, a miracle of the Virgin Mary — in 8-line stanzas
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2380, ff. 74v-78v
First Lines:
Þe blessed Barne In betlem Born
Þat with Is blod full dere vs bought…
Last Lines:
…I ffor…of all þi…
…ffellow I prayd for þe
Þat þou…
Editions:
Tryon, Ruth Wilson. “Miracles of Our Lady in Middle English Verse.” PMLA 38 (1923): 308-81: 378-88.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17539. The myracles of oure blessyd Lady, Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, [1496]
Note: Variant version.
Editions:
Whiteford, P. The Myracles of Oure Lady edited from Wynkyn de Worde’s edition. Middle English Text 23. Heidelberg, 1990: 75.