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IMEV 3467
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The Son of God and King of bliss
James Ryman, a song of the Redemption — eight quatrains (aaab) with refrain, ‘Pro salute fidelium’ and burden: ‘The sone of god is man become / Pro salute fidelium
Note: First line used as refrain to 3807; four stanzas are repeated in 5258.
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 45v-46
First Lines:
The sonne of god and king of blis
Whoos Ioye and blis shall neuir mys…
Last Lines:
…That fro blis into mary light
pro salute fidelium
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 214-15.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 38-9; 1977, 32.