Come, Lord Jesus.@Revelation 22:20
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From a Sloane manuscript in the reign of Henry VI.

Air from Deuteromelia, 1609 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Welcome be Thou, Heaven King,
Welcome born in one morning,
Welcome for whom we shall sing,
Welcome for whom we shall sing,
Welcome Yule.

Welcome be ye, Stephen and John,
Welcome Innocents every one,
Welcome Thomas Martyr one,
Welcome Thomas Martyr one,
Welcome Yule.

Welcome be ye, good New Year,
Welcome Twelfth Day, both in fere,
Welcome saintes lef and dear,
Welcome saintes lef and dear,
Welcome Yule.

Welcome be ye, Candlemas,
Welcome be ye, Queen of Bliss,
Welcome both to more and less,
Welcome both to more and less,
Welcome Yule.

Welcome be ye, that are here,
Welcome all that make good cheer,
Welcome all, another year,
Welcome all, another year,
Welcome Yule.