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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 987
IMEV 604
NIMEV 604
Christ cross me speed and Saint Nicolas
An ABC poem on the Passion — six stanzas rhyme royal
Note: See also 991.
Subjects: alphabetic poems; Passion; Christ, Passion of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 174/95, pp. 482-483
First Lines:
Cryste crosse me spede & seynt nycolas
A b c d doth syngnifye…
Last Lines:
…Onto hys fader that we myȝght rene
With hym the x y z and est amen
Attributed Author: ffysshar (p. 483)
Attributed Title: Explicit alphabetum (p. 483)
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 5-6.