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To thee we make our invocation
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Inuocacio ad patrem’ — twenty stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): Inuocacio ad patrem
Subjects: God, prayers to; prayers, to God
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz], ff. 25-28
First Lines:
To thee we make oure inuocacioun
Thow god the fadir which vn to vs alle…
Last Lines:
…And stifly graunte vs in thy cause stonde
And flitte nat whan we take it on honde
Attributed Title: Invocacio ad patrem (f. 25
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Gollancz, Israel, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 2. EETS e.s. 73 (1925); repr. with 61, 1970: 1-5.