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DIMEV 5664
NIMEV 3582.55
This book wrote William Thame / God keep him from sin and shame
Scribe’s colophon — three couplets
Subjects: prayers, asked on behalf of scribes; scribes, prayers requested for
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 231
Transcription:
Þis boke wrot [William Thame]
God kepe hym fro syn and schame
And gyff hym þe grace so to spede
þat he may haue heuyn to his mede
I pray ȝow þat hyt may so be
For hym say A pater noster and A Aue
Note: Followed by Latin line, ‘Celi regina sit scriptory medicina’ and two further lines erased; immediately follows 6676.
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 253.
Dutschke, C. W. Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. 2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 172.