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Found Records:
London, British Library Cotton Julius D.IX
Number 3721-12
1.   f. 1   Now bloweth the fruit that late began to spring
Banna Sanctorum’, in the South English Legendary
Number 6852-14
2.   f. 2   Yearsday the holy feast high day is and good
Feast of the Circumcision in the South English Legendary
Number 4614-13
3.   f. 2v   Saint Hilary the holy man of Aquitaine was
Life of St. Hilary in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 6086-13
4.   f. 2v   Twelfth day the high feast noble is to hold
Epiphany in the South English Legendary
Number 4773-16
5.   f. 4   Saint Wulfstan of Worcester was here of England
Life of St. Wulfstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4593-11
6.   f. 7   Saint Fabian by old daw goodman was inow
Lives of SS. Fabian and Sebastian (longer version, 114 lines) in the South English Legendary — 24 lines (Fabian) and 90 lines (Sabastian), as in 4594
Number 4532-14
7.   f. 9   Saint Agnes that holy maid well young she began
Life of St. Agnes in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4772-14
8.   f. 11v   Saint Vincent in Spain to a Christian bishop came
Life of St. Vincent in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4651-13
9.   f. 14   Saint Julian the confessor was I-bore at Rome
Life of St. Julian the Confessor in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4652-14
10.   f. 14v   Saint Julian the good harbinger of noble kind come
Life of St. Julian Hosteler in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4571-11
11.   f. 16v   Saint Bridget the holy maid of Ireland was
Life of St. Bridget (longer version) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4565-14
12.   f. 20v   Saint Blase well clean life led without any hore
Life of St. Blase in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4530-13
13.   f. 23v   Saint Agatha the good maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Agatha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4756-12
14.   f. 25   Saint Scholastica that holy maid she was of clean life
Life of St. Scholastica in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4771-11
15.   f. 26   Saint Valentine the martyr good man was enough
Life of St. Valentine in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4653-12
16.   f. 27   Saint Juliana come of high men as we find I-writ
Life of St. Juliana in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4728-14
17.   f. 30   Saint Matthias Apostle is as ye shullen all I-wite
Life of St. Matthias in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4740-13
18.   f. 30v   Saint Oswald the bishop was I-bore in England
Life of St. Oswald the Bishop in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4573-11
19.   f. 33v   Saint Chad the good man was born of England
Life of St. Chad in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4609-14
20.   f. 35   Saint Gregory the confessor in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Gregory in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4742-15
21.   f. 36   Saint Patrick came through Gods grace to preach in Ireland
Life of St. Patrick (with his Purgatory) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4590-13
22.   f. 44v   Saint Edward the young martyr was king of England
Life of St. Edward the Elder in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4579-15
23.   f. 48   Saint Cuthbert was I-bore here in England
Life of St. Cuthbert in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4549-12
24.   f. 49v   Saint Benedict he was I-bore in the land of Nursia
Life of St. Benedict in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1301-15
25.   f. 52   Feasts moveable there beth cleped five in the year
South English Legendary
Number 4704-14
26.   f. 52   Saint Mary in Lent among other days good
The Feast of the Annunciation in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 3048-14
27.   f. 52v   Lent came there afterward that six week I-lasteth
South English Legendary
Number 5334-11
28.   f. 54v   The holy feast of Easter cometh after Lent anon
South English Legendary
Number 4702-15
29.   f. 55v   Saint Mary Egyptian in Egypt was I-bore
Life of St. Mary of Egypt in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4536-14
30.   f. 60   Saint Alphege the martyr that good man was enough
Life of St. Alphege in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4603-15
31.   f. 63   Saint George the holy man as we findeth I-write
Life of St. George in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4697-13
32.   f. 64   Saint Mark the holy gospeller wide went a-land
Life of St. Mark in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 3127-12
33.   f. 64v   Litany is a song as ye may oft I-see
Letania maior et minor’, in the South English Legendary — 56 lines
Number 4746-11
34.   f. 65v   Saint Peres the friar preacher in the city of Verona
Life of St. Peres (Peter) in the South English Legendary
Number 4752-14
35.   f. 65v   Saint Philip and Saint Jacob apostles weren tway
Lives of SS. Philip and James in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5339-12
36.   f. 67   The Holy Rood the sweet tree right is to have in mind
The ‘Early History’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 133-11
37.   f. 69v   A noble emperor come sith that hight Constantine
The Invention of the Cross, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 5338-11
38.   f. 71v   The holy Rood that was I-found as thee wit in May
The ‘Exaltation’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 4754-11
39.   f. 74   Saint Quiriac that bishop was preached Gods law
Life of St. Quiriac in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4567-12
40.   f. 74v   Saint Brendan the holy man was here of our land
Life of St. Brendan in the South English Legendary — 738 lines in couplets
Number 4584-16
41.   f. 83v   Saint Dunstan was of England I-come of good more
Life of St. Dunstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4535-13
42.   f. 86v   Saint Aldhelm the confessor was a man of noble life
Life of St. Aldhelm in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4543-15
43.   f. 87v   Saint Augustine that Christendom brought into England
Life of St. Augustine of Canterbury in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4545-11
44.   f. 89   Saint Barnabas the apostle that good was & hende
Life of St. Barnabas in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4647-12
45.   f. 90   Saint John was the best bairn the holy baptist
Life of St. John the Baptist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4749-11
46.   f. 92   Saint Peter was with our Lord of all Apostles highest
Life of St. Peter in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4745-12
47.   f. 98v   Saint Paul was a lither man ere he I-converted were
Life of St. Paul in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4688-12
48.   f. 101v   Saint Margaret the holy maid and good
Life of St. Margaret in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4707-10
49.   f. 105v   Saint Mary Magdalene that God forgave her sin
Life of St. Mary Magdalene in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4574-11
50.   f. 110   Saint Christina the holy thing as I you tell can
Life of St. Christina in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4620-13
51.   f. 114v   Saint James the holy Apostle good is to have in mone
Life of St. James the Great in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4576-12
52.   f. 118   Saint Christopher was a Saracen in the land of Canaan
Life of St. Christopher in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4816-6
53.   f. 120v   Seven Sleepers were holy men as me hath I-told before
Legend of the Seven Sleepers in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4659-13
54.   f. 122v   Saint Lawrence good man was and in strong Martyrdom
Life of St. Lawrence in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4615-8
55.   f. 125   Saint Hippolytus the martyr knight was of great honour
Life of St. Hippolytus in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4703-12
56.   f. 126   Saint Mary Gods mother from the apostles nas not
The Assumption of Our Lady in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4547-11
57.   f. 129   Saint Bartholomew the holy man of kings blood
Life of St. Bartholomew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4605-10
58.   f. 132v   Saint Giles the holy man ne loved no sin
Life of St. Giles in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4719-10
59.   f. 134   Saint Matthew the Evangelist apostle he was Iwis
Life of St. Matthew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4655-6
60.   f. 135   Saint Justina of high men in Antioch come
Life of St. Justina in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4623-10
61.   f. 137   Saint Jerome was swithe good clerk and wise through all thing
Life of St. Jerome in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4660-8
62.   f. 139   Saint Leger a bishop was and holy man enough
Life of St. Leger in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4597-7
63.   f. 140   Saint Francis the friar minor that was good man enough
Life of St. Francis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4595-6
64.   f. 146   Saint Faith that holy maid of swith high men she came
Life of St. Faith in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4582-9
65.   f. 147   Saint Denis was in the old law pagan as other were
Life of St. Denis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4731-13
66.   f. 149v   Saint Michael in November hath yet another day
Part II of ‘St. Michael’ in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1184-10
67.   ff. 150v-153   Eleven thousand of virgins for our Lord I-martyred were
The Eleven Thousand Virgins, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4675-9
68.   f. 152v   Saint Luke the Evangelist none apostle nas
Life of St. Luke in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4758-10
69.   f. 156   Saint Simon and Saint Jude two brethren were
Lives of SS. Simon and Jude in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4753-8
70.   f. 158rb   Saint Quintin the martyr of the country was of Rome
Life of St. Quintin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4527-3
71.   f. 160v   Saint Aethelberht the holy king king was of England
Life of St. Aethelberht in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 333-9
72.   f. 161v   All hallowen day we holden one time in the year
All Saints Day, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 362-10
73.   f. 163   All souls day on earth right is to hold high
All Souls’ Day in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4768-12
74.   f. 165v   Saint Thomas the holy man under the earth lay
The Translation of St. Thomas of Canterbury — seventy-four lines (appendix to the Life of St. Thomas in the South English Legendary)
Number 4661-8
75.   f. 167v   Saint Leonard the confessor aland yode here
Life of St. Leonard in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4592-10
76.   f. 170   Saint Eustace the noble knight of heathen law was
Life of St. Eustace in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4699-10
77.   f. 173v   Saint Martin was I-bore in the land of Sabaria
Life of St. Martin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4569-7
78.   f. 177   Saint Brice with Saint Martin was his deacon on earth here
Life of St. Brice in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4587-10
79.   f. 178   Saint Edmund the Confessor that lieth at Pountney
Life of St. Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4588-9
80.   f. 185v   Saint Edmund the holy king I-bore was here by east
Life of St. Edmund the King in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4572-9
81.   f. 187   Saint Cecilia of noble kind I-bore was at Rome
Life of St. Cecilia in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4577-12
82.   f. 190   Saint Clement was I-bore at Rome by old daw
Life of St. Clement in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4656-11
83.   f. 197   Saint Katherine of noble kin came by old daw
Life of St. Katharine of Alexandria in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4618-2
84.   f. 201v   Saint Jacques in the land of Persia of great high men come
Life of St. Jacques the Martyr in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4540-9
85.   f. 202v   Saint Andrew the apostle was Saint Peters brother
Life of St. Andrew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4561-5
86.   f. 205   Saint Berinus the confessor that goodman was enough
Life of St. Birinus in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4737-12
87.   f. 207   Saint Nicholas the holy man that good confessor was
Life of St. Nicholas in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4663-11
88.   f. 214   Saint Lucy that holy maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Lucy in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4767-12
89.   f. 216v   Saint Thomas the good Apostle I-martyred was in Inde
Life of St. Thomas the Apostle in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4537-7
90.   f. 222v   Saint Anastasia was I-born at Rome by old dawe
South English Legendary
Number 4762-13
91.   f. 224   Saint Stephen was a Jew and of Jews he came
Life of St. Stephen in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4634-17
92.   f. 225v   Saint John the evangelist that Apostle is
Life of St. John the Evangelist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1507-12
93.   f. 232v   Gilbert was Thomas father name that true was and good
The ‘Harley text’ of the Life of St. Thomas of Canterbury, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4598-5
94.   f. 237v   Saint Frideswitha that holy maid was here of England
Life of St. Frideswitha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4586-2
95.   f. 266v   Saint Ecgwine the holy man was here of England
Life of St. Ecgwine in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4764-3
96.   f. 268v   Saint Sylvester pope was the first that there came
Life of St. Sylvester in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4527-4
97.   f. 271v   Saint Aethelberht the holy king king was of England
Life of St. Aethelberht in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4617-1
98.   f. 272v   Saint Ignatius the holy man well was with Jesu Christ
Life of St. Ignatius in one MS of the South English Legendary — couplet
Number 4589-3
99.   f. 281   Saint Edward the good king right is to have in mind
Life of St. Edward the Confessor in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4611-3
100.   f. 297v   Saint Guthlac was I-bore here in England
Life of St. Guthlac in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 74-7
101.   f. 301v   A Jews child in Buterie while by old daw
The little Jew, a miracle of the Virgin, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 82-9
102.   f. 302   A knight there was by old daw lither man enow
The Devil in Service, a miracle of the Virgin, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 85-9
103.   f. 302v   A knight was while a rich man that honoured much mid all
A miracle of Our Lady, the Virgin Mary comes to Devil instead of Victim, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 5554-11
104.   f. 304   Theophilus was a swith great man and good clerk he was also
Theophilus, in the South English Legendary
Number 84-9
105.   f. 304   A knight there was in land while great man withall and wise
Saved by learning Two Words, a miracle of the Virgin, in the South English Legendary — in couplets