The Works of William Herebert, OFM

Poem 3: Gloria, Laus, et Honor; Fol. 205v

Wele, heriȝyng, and worshype boe to Crist, þat dœ´re ous bouhte,
To wham gradden "Osanna!" chyldren clene of þoute.
Þou art kyng of Israel and of Davidþes kunne,
Blessed kyng, þat comest tyl ous wyþoute wem of sunne.
Wele, heriȝyng, [etc.]
Al þat ys in heuene þé heryȝeth under on,
And al þyn ouwe hondewerk, and euch dedlych mon.
Wœle, heriȝying, [etc.]
Þe volk of Gýwes, wyth bówes, comen aȝeynest þe,
And wœ wyht bœdes and wyth song mœketh ous to þe.
Wœle, heriȝying, [etc.]
Hœ kepten þe wyth worsȝyping aȝeynst þou shuldest deyȝe,
And wœ syngeth to þy worshipe in trone þat sittest heyȝe.
Wœle, heriȝying, [etc.]
Hoere wyl and here mœkynge þou nóme þo to þonk;
Quéme þe, þœnne, mylsful kyng, oure ofringe of þys song.
Wele, heri[ȝ]ing, and worshipe bœ, etc.