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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 17 (SC 9837)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 4230; Grid 542 265 (Cambs).
Number 3721-4
1.   ff. 1-1v   Now bloweth the fruit that late began to spring
Banna Sanctorum’, in the South English Legendary
Number 6852-5
2.   ff. 1v-2   Yearsday the holy feast high day is and good
Feast of the Circumcision in the South English Legendary
Number 4614-4
3.   ff. 2-3   Saint Hilary the holy man of Aquitaine was
Life of St. Hilary in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 6086-5
4.   f. 2   Twelfth day the high feast noble is to hold
Epiphany in the South English Legendary
Number 4773-7
5.   ff. 3-6   Saint Wulfstan of Worcester was here of England
Life of St. Wulfstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4593-4
6.   f. 6   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 4532-6
7.   ff. 7-9   Saint Agnes that holy maid well young she began
Life of St. Agnes in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4772-7
8.   ff. 9-10v   Saint Vincent in Spain to a Christian bishop came
Life of St. Vincent in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4651-7
9.   ff. 11v-12   Saint Julian the confessor was I-bore at Rome
Life of St. Julian the Confessor in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4652-7
10.   ff. 12-13v   Saint Julian the good harbinger of noble kind come
Life of St. Julian Hosteler in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4571-5
11.   ff. 13v-16v   Saint Bridget the holy maid of Ireland was
Life of St. Bridget (longer version) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4565-7
12.   ff. 16v-19   Saint Blase well clean life led without any hore
Life of St. Blase in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4530-6
13.   ff. 19-21   Saint Agatha the good maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Agatha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4756-5
14.   ff. 21-21v   Saint Scholastica that holy maid she was of clean life
Life of St. Scholastica in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4771-4
15.   ff. 21v-22   Saint Valentine the martyr good man was enough
Life of St. Valentine in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4653-5
16.   ff. 22-25   Saint Juliana come of high men as we find I-writ
Life of St. Juliana in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4728-8
17.   ff. 25-25v   Saint Matthias Apostle is as ye shullen all I-wite
Life of St. Matthias in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4740-6
18.   ff. 25v-28   Saint Oswald the bishop was I-bore in England
Life of St. Oswald the Bishop in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4573-5
19.   ff. 28-29   Saint Chad the good man was born of England
Life of St. Chad in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4609-8
20.   ff. 29-30   Saint Gregory the confessor in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Gregory in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4662-3
21.   ff. 30-30v   Saint Longinus was a blind knight tho God was I-do on the Rood
South English Legendary
Number 4742-7
22.   ff. 31-39v   Saint Patrick came through Gods grace to preach in Ireland
Life of St. Patrick (with his Purgatory) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4590-6
23.   ff. 39v-42v   Saint Edward the young martyr was king of England
Life of St. Edward the Elder in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4579-7
24.   ff. 42v-43v   Saint Cuthbert was I-bore here in England
Life of St. Cuthbert in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4549-5
25.   ff. 43v-45v   Saint Benedict he was I-bore in the land of Nursia
Life of St. Benedict in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1301-6
26.   f. 46   Feasts moveable there beth cleped five in the year
South English Legendary
Number 3048-6
27.   f. 46-46v   Lent came there afterward that six week I-lasteth
South English Legendary
Number 4704-6
28.   f. 46   Saint Mary in Lent among other days good
The Feast of the Annunciation in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 787-4
29.   ff. 48v-80   Before six days of Easter on Palm Sunday eve / Jesu came
South English Legendary
Number 5334-6
30.   ff. 69v-70   The holy feast of Easter cometh after Lent anon
South English Legendary
Number 5809-4
31.   ff. 75-75v   Thomas one of the twelve that his two name was
South English Legendary
Number 3127-5
32.   ff. 77-77v   Litany is a song as ye may oft I-see
Letania maior et minor’, in the South English Legendary — 56 lines
Number 2978-3
33.   ff. 80-81v   Judas was a lither bird that Jesu sold to rood
Life of Judas, in the South English Legendary
Number 4373-2
34.   ff. 81v-85   Pilate was lither man & come of lither more
South English Legendary
Number 4702-8
35.   ff. 85-89   Saint Mary Egyptian in Egypt was I-bore
Life of St. Mary of Egypt in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4536-7
36.   ff. 89-91v   Saint Alphege the martyr that good man was enough
Life of St. Alphege in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4603-8
37.   ff. 91v-92v   Saint George the holy man as we findeth I-write
Life of St. George in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4697-7
38.   ff. 92v-93v   Saint Mark the holy gospeller wide went a-land
Life of St. Mark in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4746-5
39.   f. 93v   Saint Peres the friar preacher in the city of Verona
Life of St. Peres (Peter) in the South English Legendary
Number 4752-7
40.   ff. 93v-95   Saint Philip and Saint Jacob apostles weren tway
Lives of SS. Philip and James in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5339-5
41.   ff. 95-97   The Holy Rood the sweet tree right is to have in mind
The ‘Early History’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 133-5
42.   ff. 97-99   A noble emperor come sith that hight Constantine
The Invention of the Cross, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4754-5
43.   ff. 99-99v   Saint Quiriac that bishop was preached Gods law
Life of St. Quiriac in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4567-6
44.   ff. 99v-107v   Saint Brendan the holy man was here of our land
Life of St. Brendan in the South English Legendary — 738 lines in couplets
Number 4584-8
45.   ff. 107v-110   Saint Dunstan was of England I-come of good more
Life of St. Dunstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4535-6
46.   ff. 110-111   Saint Aldhelm the confessor was a man of noble life
Life of St. Aldhelm in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4543-7
47.   ff. 111-111v   Saint Augustine that Christendom brought into England
Life of St. Augustine of Canterbury in the South English Legendary — couplets