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Thou woman bout fere
William Herebert, Hymn to the Virgin Mary — fifty-seven lines in six-line stanzas (aabccb)
Author(s): William Herebert
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], ff. 206v-207
First Lines:
Þou wommon boute uere
Þyn oune uader bere…
Last Lines:
…In werk in word in þouht
And spek vor me þou one
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.227-8.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 18-20.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin-Charlottenburg: E. Schütt, 1954: 242.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 287 (42 lines only).
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 95-7.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 172-4.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 122-4; 245-7.