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Worshipful maiden to the world Mary
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Inuocacio ad beatam Virginem’ — seven stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): ‘Inuocacio ad beatam Virginem’
Subjects: Virgin Mary, praise of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz], ff. 31v-32v
First Lines:
Worsshipful maiden to the world Marie
Modir moost louynge vn to al man kynde…
Last Lines:
…ffor whom thow preyest god nat list denye
Thyn axynge blessid maiden Marie
Attributed Title: Ad beatam virginem (f. 31v)
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: 9-11.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 132-3; 252-3.