The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Mercy Mary maiden clean
A simple prayer to the Virgin Mary — one quatrain
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
1.Source: Shrewsbury, Shropshire Record Office 3232/3 [a land grant, on deposit from Whitchurch Free Library]
Merci Marie maydene clene
þu let me neuer on sunne duele
for me þat it be sene
& get me fro þe pine of ele
“Two Newly Found Middle English Texts.”
Modern Language Review
22 (1927): 73-5: 74.
Wells, John Edwin.
Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1400.
New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1916: Fourth Suppl., 1281.