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As thou were martyr and maid clean
John Audelay, An orison to St Winifred — thirty quatrains (aaab) with
burden (bb): ‘Wenefrede thou swete may / Thow pray for vs bothe nyght &
Author(s): John Audelay
Subjects: Winifred, saint, prayer to
four-line, two-line —
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876)
, ff. 26ra
Als þou ware marter & mayd clene
þer for þou
hadist terment & tene…
…ffore I hit mad with wepyng ye
Mi name hit is þe blynd
Whiting, Ella Keats,
John Audelay: The Poems.
o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 171-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton.
The Early English Carols.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon,
1977: 216-8; 1977, 191-3.