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Thus said Mary of great honor
James Ryman, a hymn on the Magnificat — eight quatrains (abab) and burden (cc): ‘Vnto marie he that loue hath / To here synge he Magnificat
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Annunciation
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 26-27
First Lines:
Thus seide mary of grete honour
My soule my lord dothe magnifie…
Last Lines:
…That was & is & ay shall be
Bothe iij & one of myghtes moost
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 189-90.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 183-4; 1977, 162.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 49-50; 177-8.