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The title, “Star of the Sea” is one of the oldest and most wide-spread titles applied to Mary. The hymn is frequently used as a prayer for safe-conduct for travelers. The melody is found in the Irish plainsong “Gabhaim Molta Bríde”, a piece in praise of St. Undertook to be thine own. Emblem of the Papacy SE. The plainchant hymn has been developed by many composers from pre-baroque to the present day. Andrew Cusworth, and Blake Wilson.