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The Son of grace him shineth in
The Son of Grace — a carol of four quatrains (abcb) and burden: ‘Al the meryere is þat place / Þe sunne of grace schynit in’
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 11v
First Lines:
Þe sunne of grace hym schynit in
In on day quan it was mor[we]…
Last Lines:
…Quan our lord god born was
& to the herte stongyn
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 34-5.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des HS. Sloane 2593.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 109 (1902): 33-72: 51.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 18; 1977, 14.
Rickert, Edith, ed. Ancient English Christmas Carols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1910: 209.
Williams, Charles. The New Book of English Verse. New York: Macmillan, 1936: 65-6.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 436-7.