The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Maiden and mother that bore the heaven king
A prayer to the Virgin Mary and Jesus — five couplets
Subjects: Virgin Mary and Christ, songs/prayers to
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra B.VI
, f. 205v4
Maidin and moder þat bar þe heuene kinge
Wer us fro ure
wyþer wines at ure hending…
…Ihesu for þi moder inne and for þin hali
þu leise us of þi sinnes þat we are in ne
Note: The MS has been refoliated several times. The folio number here refers
to the most recent, written in the bottom right corner of each recto folio.
Written as prose.
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds.
2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.22.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild,
English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 127.