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IMEV 23
NIMEV 23
A barge to bearen fro deep grounds
Crux est’ — four lines
Subjects: cross
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 40v
Transcription:
A barge to beren fro depe groundes
A targe to weren fro detly woundes
A falle to taken in þe fend
& an halle to glaþen in a frend
Attributed Title: De Cruce (f. 40v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 12.