John Speller's Web Pages In Dulci Jubilo (Scottish Version)

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In Dulci Jubilo (Scottish Version)
Scottish Christmas carols were largely suppressed by the Puritans and those that have survived are rare indeed. This particular example, translated by John Wedderburn and published in his Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Songs (1567), is particularly interesting in that it is believed to be the earliest English translation of the medieval German carol.

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15th. Century woodcut of Henry Suso (c. 1295-1366), a German Dominican monk and mystic, who was possibly the original author of the text of In Dulci Jubilo
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