Wolcum, Wolcum, Wolcum be thou hevenè king. Wolcum Yole! Wolcum, born in one morning. Wolcum for whom we sall sing! Wolcum be ye Stevene and Jon. Wolcum Innocentes every one. Wolcum, Thomas marter one. Wolcum, be ye, Good Newe Yere. Wolcum Twelfth Day both in fere, Wolcum, seintes lefe and dere, Wolcum Yole! Candelmesse, Quene of bliss. Wolcum bothe to more and lesse. Wolcum be ye that are here. Wolcum Yole! Wolcum alle and make good cheer. Wolcum alle another yere. Wolcum Yole! Wolcum!
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author ( 14th century )  [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Wolcum Yole!", op. 28 no. 2 (1942) [treble chorus, solo voices, and harp], from A Ceremony of Carols, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Willkommen Weihnacht!", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Bienvenue Noël !", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Tom White