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The kings banners beth forth I-led
William Herebert, Vexilla regis prodeunt — fourteen couplets
Note: For other versions, see 3719, 4318, 4518, 5359.
Author(s): William Herebert
Title(s): Vexilla regis prodeunt
Subjects: hymns, to Christ; Christ, hymns to; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 205
Facsimiles:
Schofield, B. “The Manuscript of a Fourteenth Century Oxford Franciscan.” British Museum Quarterly 16 (1951-2): 36-7 plus plate XVII facing page 37.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.87-8.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 15-16.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 202-3.