The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 2281
IMEV 1367
NIMEV 1367
I sing of a maiden that is makeless
A song in praise of the Virgin Mary — five couplets
Note: Based partly on 3806; cf. Copley (1962), 134-7.
Subjects: Virgin Mary, songs in honour of; songs
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Barlow 24 (SC 6470), f. 188v
Mayde wyff and moder whas neuer but ye
Well may suche a Lady Goddys modyr be
Note: One couplet in a Latin sermon for the Feast of the Assumption, introduced ‘vnde communiter de eo canitur’.
Fletcher, Alan J. “I Sing of a Maiden: A Fifteenth-Century Sermon Reminiscence.” Notes and Queries n.s. 25 [223] (1978): 108: 108.
2.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 10v
First Lines:
I Syng of a myden þat is makeles
kyng of alle kynges to here sone che ches…
Last Lines:
…moder and mayden was never non but che
wel may swych a lady godes moder b
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