The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Hail be Thou Queen of great honour
On the Seven Joys of the Virgin Mary in Heaven — eleven quatrains,
preceded by a version in prose
Subjects: Virgin Mary, joys of
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 A.XVI
, ff. 29-29v
[H]ayll be þu qwen of gret honoure
Our lord þi hert has
fild with grace…
…So þat we may in paradies
With þe and her duell
Note: Space left for enlarged initial ‘H’, which was left
Brown, Carleton Fairchild,
Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 57-8.