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To Thee most peerless Prince of Peace
Miserere mei Deus’ — eight 8-line stanzas with this refrain
Note: For variant texts see 3870 and 4079.
Subjects: mercy, plea for
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 34.7.3, ff. 78-79
First Lines:
To the maist peirlas prince of pece
With all my power I þe pray…
Last Lines:
…gud heir ws quhen we Reid or syng
of miserere mei deus
Editions:
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 89-91.
Stevenson, George. Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS. together with The Chepman and Myllar Prints. Scottish Text Society 65. Edinburgh, 1918: 51-3.