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A Lord Christ of heaven bliss thou art king
A prayer to Christ — two couplets
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; prayers to Christ; confession, form of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 90
Transcription:
A lord crist of heuene blisse þou art kyng
þou art þe faderes sone of heuene wyth outen endyng
of a mayde þou toke oure kende & were y bore
for man to deye þat þoru is senne was for lore
Note: Written as prose
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 73.
2.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library 163 [olim Wagstaff 9, prior Petworth 8], f. 179
Note: Precedes prose version of confession; noted in Raymo (1986) 2563.