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Thou holy Mother of God almight
Speciosa facta es suavis’: a simple prayer to the Virgin Mary — three quatrains
Title(s): Speciosa facta es suavis
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Addit. 68 [olim Ingilby], f. 98r1
First Lines:
Thow holy moder off god almyygth
By special grace off hys duinite…
Last Lines:
…Off alle blyssyd creatures as holy chyrch techyd
More & moste blyssyd I certend ȝow fful suyr
Martires & virgynus with al seyntes hyr hath prechyd
Preysyng hyr qwenys þei ded here besy cuyr
Attributed Title: Speciosa sancta es & suauis (f. 98)
Editions:
Woodruff, Charles Eveleigh. A XVth Century Guide Book to the Principal Churches of Rome Compiled c. 1470 by William Brewyn. London: Marshall, 1933: 79.