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There stood beside the cross of Jesu
Meditacio de Passione Domini nostri ihesu cristi’ — fifteen eight-line stanzas
Title(s): Meditacio de Passione Domini nostri ihesu cristi
Subjects: Passion, meditations on
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601), ff. 276vb-277vb
First Lines:
there stood besyde the crosse of Ihesu
Hys modyr hyr sustyr and also Iohn
Beholdyng hys woundes bledyng all new
They syghyd þey sobbyd euer in on…
Last Lines:
…And euer abyde þere in þy syght
Amen Amen for charyte
Attributed Author: John Lydgate (added later, f. 276vb); John Lydgate (added later, f. 277vb)
Attributed Title: Sequitur Meditatio de Passione domini nostri Ihesu cristi (f. 276vb)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “Lydgatiana.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 130 (1913): 286-311: 305.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 144-8.