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IMEV 4229.5
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Worship of virtue is the meed
Carol to St. George—three quatrains and burden: ‘Enfors we vs withall our myght / To loue seynt georg owr lady knyght’
Subjects: carols, of saints; George, saint
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3307, f. 63v
First Lines:
Worschip of vertu ys þe mede
and sewyth hym ay of ryght…
Last Lines:
…And with hys banner vs ouer sprede
Yf we hym loue with all our myght
Editions:
Schofield, B. “A Newly Discovered 15th-Century Manuscript of the English Chapel Royal.” Musical Quarterly 32 (1946): 509-36: 513.
Stevens, John, ed. Mediaeval Carols. Musica Britannica 4. London: Stainer and Bell, 1952, 2nd ed. 1958: 49.
Copley, J. “A Second Carol of Agincourt.” Notes and Queries n.s. 5 [203] (1958): 23: 239.
Greene, Richard Leighton, ed. A Selection of English Carols. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 124.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 185.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 190.