The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Ip~e mocat me

For Christmas

Source: Edward Bliss Reed, ed., Christmas Carols Printed in the 16th Century Including Kele's Christmas Carolles Newly Inprynted. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1932).

This carol requires the installation of the "Old Blacketter" font for best display.

Also available in a Middle English font: Ipse mocat me


Gebit. gebit. gebit. gebit.

Lux fulgebit hodie.

Ip~e mocat me

An aple is no pere tree

In ciuitate David

    Gebit. &c.


Notum fecit dominus

Sy the byll one knoweth a go~e

In ciuitate David.

    Gebit. &c.


Aparuit C~au

A red gowne is not blew

In ciuitate David

Gebit. &c.

Uerbum caro factum e~t

A ~hepe is a peryllous be~te

In ciuitate David

Gebit. gebit. &c.


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