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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 3039
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 222; Grid 485 367 (Lincs: ff. 1-18v); LP 240; Grid 467 400 (WRY: ff. 18v-23v); LP 514; Grid 467 395 (Notts: ff. 88v-98v, 100, 101v-105, 106r-v); LP 497; Grid 440 401 (WRY: ff. 121v-122).
Number 5451-7
1.   ff. 1-4v   The right pit of hell is amid the earth within
A collection of pseudo-scientific material incorporated as Part III in the legend of St. Michael
Number 4732-8
2.   ff. 1-4v   Saint Michael the Archangel and his fellows also
Legend of St. Michael in the South English Legendary, Part I — couplets
Number 4731-7
3.   ff. 1-4v   Saint Michael in November hath yet another day
Part II of ‘St. Michael’ in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4623-5
4.   ff. 4v-6v   Saint Jerome was swithe good clerk and wise through all thing
Life of St. Jerome in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4660-5
5.   ff. 6v-7v   Saint Leger a bishop was and holy man enough
Life of St. Leger in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4597-4
6.   ff. 7v-13   Saint Francis the friar minor that was good man enough
Life of St. Francis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4595-3
7.   ff. 13-14v   Saint Faith that holy maid of swith high men she came
Life of St. Faith in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4582-5
8.   ff. 14v-16v   Saint Denis was in the old law pagan as other were
Life of St. Denis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4675-5
9.   ff. 16v-17v   Saint Luke the Evangelist none apostle nas
Life of St. Luke in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1184-6
10.   ff. 17v-20   Eleven thousand of virgins for our Lord I-martyred were
The Eleven Thousand Virgins, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4758-6
11.   ff. 20-22v   Saint Simon and Saint Jude two brethren were
Lives of SS. Simon and Jude in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4753-5
12.   ff. 22v-24   Saint Quintin the martyr of the country was of Rome
Life of St. Quintin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 333-6
13.   ff. 24-25   All hallowen day we holden one time in the year
All Saints Day, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 362-7
14.   f. 25-29v   All souls day on earth right is to hold high
All Souls’ Day in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4592-5
15.   ff. 29v-34   Saint Eustace the noble knight of heathen law was
Life of St. Eustace in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4699-6
16.   ff. 34-37v   Saint Martin was I-bore in the land of Sabaria
Life of St. Martin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4569-3
17.   ff. 37v-38   Saint Brice with Saint Martin was his deacon on earth here
Life of St. Brice in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4587-6
18.   ff. 38-42   Saint Edmund the Confessor that lieth at Pountney
Life of St. Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4588-6
19.   ff. 42-43v   Saint Edmund the holy king I-bore was here by east
Life of St. Edmund the King in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4572-4
20.   ff. 43v-46v   Saint Cecilia of noble kind I-bore was at Rome
Life of St. Cecilia in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4577-8
21.   ff. 46v-53   Saint Clement was I-bore at Rome by old daw
Life of St. Clement in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4656-8
22.   ff. 53v-56v   Saint Katherine of noble kin came by old daw
Life of St. Katharine of Alexandria in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4540-6
23.   ff. 57-60v   Saint Andrew the apostle was Saint Peters brother
Life of St. Andrew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4737-8
24.   ff. 60v-66v   Saint Nicholas the holy man that good confessor was
Life of St. Nicholas in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4663-7
25.   ff. 66v-68   Saint Lucy that holy maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Lucy in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4767-7
26.   ff. 68-73v   Saint Thomas the good Apostle I-martyred was in Inde
Life of St. Thomas the Apostle in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4762-8
27.   ff. 73v-75   Saint Stephen was a Jew and of Jews he came
Life of St. Stephen in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4634-11
28.   ff. 75-80v   Saint John the evangelist that Apostle is
Life of St. John the Evangelist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1507-6
29.   ff. 80v-104v   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 4768-7
30.   ff. 104v-105v   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 5554-5
31.   ff. 105v-107v   Theophilus was a swith great man and good clerk he was also
Theophilus, in the South English Legendary
Number 74-3
32.   f. 107v   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 82-3
33.   ff. 108-108v   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 85-3
34.   ff. 109-110   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 84-3
35.   f. 110   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
Number 83-3
36.   ff. 110-111   A knight there was in England by north here beside
The Oxford Scholar, a miracle of the Virgin, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 2950-3
37.   f. 111   Jews hateth our Lady much and Her sweet Son also
A miracle of Our Lady, ‘Toledo’, in the South English Legendary: twelve couplets
Number 3721-6
38.   ff. 111v-112   Now bloweth the fruit that late began to spring
Banna Sanctorum’, in the South English Legendary
Number 6852-8
39.   f. 112   Yearsday the holy feast high day is and good
Feast of the Circumcision in the South English Legendary
Number 4614-7
40.   ff. 112v-113v   Saint Hilary the holy man of Aquitaine was
Life of St. Hilary in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 6086-7
41.   f. 112v   Twelfth day the high feast noble is to hold
Epiphany in the South English Legendary
Number 4773-9
42.   ff. 113v-115v   Saint Wulfstan of Worcester was here of England
Life of St. Wulfstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4594-3
43.   ff. 115v-116v   Saint Fabian thirteen year pope was in Rome
Lives of SS. Fabian and Sebastian (shorter version, 94 lines) in the South English Legendary — 4 lines (Fabian) and 90 lines (Sebastian), in couplets
Number 4532-8
44.   ff. 116v-118   Saint Agnes that holy maid well young she began
Life of St. Agnes in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4772-9
45.   ff. 118-120   Saint Vincent in Spain to a Christian bishop came
Life of St. Vincent in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4652-9
46.   ff. 120-122   Saint Julian the good harbinger of noble kind come
Life of St. Julian Hosteler in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4565-9
47.   ff. 122-124   Saint Blase well clean life led without any hore
Life of St. Blase in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4530-8
48.   ff. 124-125v   Saint Agatha the good maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Agatha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4756-7
49.   ff. 125v-126   Saint Scholastica that holy maid she was of clean life
Life of St. Scholastica in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4771-7
50.   ff. 126-126v   Saint Valentine the martyr good man was enough
Life of St. Valentine in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4653-7
51.   f. 126v   Saint Juliana come of high men as we find I-writ
Life of St. Juliana in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5339-8
52.   ff. 127-129v   The Holy Rood the sweet tree right is to have in mind
The ‘Early History’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 4752-9
53.   f. 127   Saint Philip and Saint Jacob apostles weren tway
Lives of SS. Philip and James in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4647-7
54.   ff. 130-130v   Saint John was the best bairn the holy baptist
Life of St. John the Baptist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4749-6
55.   ff. 131-133   Saint Peter was with our Lord of all Apostles highest
Life of St. Peter in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4745-7
56.   ff. 133-135v   Saint Paul was a lither man ere he I-converted were
Life of St. Paul in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4688-7
57.   ff. 136-138v   Saint Margaret the holy maid and good
Life of St. Margaret in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4707-6
58.   ff. 138v-141v   Saint Mary Magdalene that God forgave her sin
Life of St. Mary Magdalene in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4574-6
59.   ff. 141v-145   Saint Christina the holy thing as I you tell can
Life of St. Christina in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4620-8
60.   ff. 145-147v   Saint James the holy Apostle good is to have in mone
Life of St. James the Great in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4576-7
61.   ff. 148-150   Saint Christopher was a Saracen in the land of Canaan
Life of St. Christopher in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4659-8
62.   ff. 150-151v   Saint Lawrence good man was and in strong Martyrdom
Life of St. Lawrence in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4703-7
63.   ff. 151v-154   Saint Mary Gods mother from the apostles nas not
The Assumption of Our Lady in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4742-9
64.   ff. 154-154v   Saint Patrick came through Gods grace to preach in Ireland
Life of St. Patrick (with his Purgatory) in the South English Legendary — couplets