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Thou mighty Lord O Ruler and Regnant
The hymn ‘Rector potens verax deus’ — two stanzas rhyme royal
Title(s): Rector potens verax deus
Subjects: God, hymns to; hymns, to God
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 34193, f. 116v
First Lines:
Thow myghty lord O Ruler and regnant
Sothfast god that hast in gouernance…
Last Lines:
…Soo þat owr soules eye mot seruf the
In rest and pees and perfyt charite
Editions:
Patterson, Frank A. “Hymnal from MS. Additional 34193, British Museum.” Medieval Studies in Memory of Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis. Roger Sherman Loomis, ed. New York: Columbia UP, 1927: 443-88: 477.