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Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.25 (605)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 5320; Grid 391 141 (Wilts).
Number 787-9
1.   ff. 187(???)v-188   Before six days of Easter on Palm Sunday eve / Jesu came
South English Legendary
Number 6345-5
2.   ff. 1-22   When it cometh in my thought the mickle sorrow and sin
South English Legendary
Number 531-1
3.   ff. 1; ff. 1v-6v   And said lo Adam is one of us
The Life of Adam and Eve, two insertions in one manuscript of the Old Testament History (6345) — 528 lines in couplets
Number 376-3
4.   f. 22   All that the prophets told while in their prophecy
Lines on the Prophets, used in the South English Legendary as prologue or headlink to a number of legends (4196, 3452, 6380, and 6690) — four or five lines in couplets
Number 4196-1
5.   ff. 22-24; ff. 183-188v   Of one prophet I will now tell
South English Legendary
Number 83-6
6.   ff. 24-25   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 3721-10
7.   ff. 25-25v   Now bloweth the fruit that late began to spring
Banna Sanctorum’, in the South English Legendary
Number 6852-12
8.   ff. 25v-26   Yearsday the holy feast high day is and good
Feast of the Circumcision in the South English Legendary
Number 4614-11
9.   ff. 26-27   Saint Hilary the holy man of Aquitaine was
Life of St. Hilary in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 6086-11
10.   f. 26   Twelfth day the high feast noble is to hold
Epiphany in the South English Legendary
Number 4773-13
11.   ff. 27-29   Saint Wulfstan of Worcester was here of England
Life of St. Wulfstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4593-8
12.   ff. 29-30v   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 4532-12
13.   ff. 30v-32   Saint Agnes that holy maid well young she began
Life of St. Agnes in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4772-12
14.   ff. 32-34   Saint Vincent in Spain to a Christian bishop came
Life of St. Vincent in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4651-11
15.   f. 34   Saint Julian the confessor was I-bore at Rome
Life of St. Julian the Confessor in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4652-12
16.   ff. 34-35v   Saint Julian the good harbinger of noble kind come
Life of St. Julian Hosteler in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4571-9
17.   ff. 35v-38   Saint Bridget the holy maid of Ireland was
Life of St. Bridget (longer version) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 957-1
18.   ff. 38v-39   Candlemass is a feast high and holy through all thing
Feast of the Purification, in some texts of the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4565-12
19.   ff. 39-41   Saint Blase well clean life led without any hore
Life of St. Blase in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4530-11
20.   ff. 41-42   Saint Agatha the good maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Agatha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4756-10
21.   ff. 42-43   Saint Scholastica that holy maid she was of clean life
Life of St. Scholastica in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4771-10
22.   ff. 43-43v   Saint Valentine the martyr good man was enough
Life of St. Valentine in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4653-10
23.   ff. 43v-45v   Saint Juliana come of high men as we find I-writ
Life of St. Juliana in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4728-12
24.   ff. 45v-46   Saint Matthias Apostle is as ye shullen all I-wite
Life of St. Matthias in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4740-10
25.   ff. 46-48   Saint Oswald the bishop was I-bore in England
Life of St. Oswald the Bishop in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4573-9
26.   ff. 48-49   Saint Chad the good man was born of England
Life of St. Chad in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4609-12
27.   ff. 49-50   Saint Gregory the confessor in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Gregory in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4662-8
28.   ff. 50-50v   Saint Longinus was a blind knight tho God was I-do on the Rood
South English Legendary
Number 4579-13
29.   ff. 50v-51v   Saint Cuthbert was I-bore here in England
Life of St. Cuthbert in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4549-10
30.   ff. 51v-52*   Saint Benedict he was I-bore in the land of Nursia
Life of St. Benedict in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4704-12
31.   ff. 52*-52*v   Saint Mary in Lent among other days good
The Feast of the Annunciation in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1301-13
32.   f. 52*v   Feasts moveable there beth cleped five in the year
South English Legendary
Number 3048-13
33.   ff. 52*v-54   Lent came there afterward that six week I-lasteth
South English Legendary
Number 5334-9
34.   ff. 54-54v   The holy feast of Easter cometh after Lent anon
South English Legendary
Number 4702-13
35.   ff. 54v-58   Saint Mary Egyptian in Egypt was I-bore
Life of St. Mary of Egypt in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4536-12
36.   ff. 58-60   Saint Alphege the martyr that good man was enough
Life of St. Alphege in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4603-13
37.   ff. 60v-61   Saint George the holy man as we findeth I-write
Life of St. George in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4697-11
38.   f. 61v   Saint Mark the holy gospeller wide went a-land
Life of St. Mark in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 3127-11
39.   ff. 62-62v   Litany is a song as ye may oft I-see
Letania maior et minor’, in the South English Legendary — 56 lines
Number 4746-9
40.   f. 62v   Saint Peres the friar preacher in the city of Verona
Life of St. Peres (Peter) in the South English Legendary
Number 4752-12
41.   ff. 62v-63v   Saint Philip and Saint Jacob apostles weren tway
Lives of SS. Philip and James in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4584-14
42.   ff. 63v-65v   Saint Dunstan was of England I-come of good more
Life of St. Dunstan in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4535-11
43.   ff. 65v-66v   Saint Aldhelm the confessor was a man of noble life
Life of St. Aldhelm in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5554-8
44.   ff. 66v-68v   Theophilus was a swith great man and good clerk he was also
Theophilus, in the South English Legendary
Number 4566-3
45.   ff. 68v-69   Saint Botolph the holy monk and eke his brother
Life of St. Botolph in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4658-8
46.   ff. 69-72v   Saint Kenelm the young king that holy martyr is
Life of St. Kenelm in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4576-10
47.   ff. 72v-75   Saint Christopher was a Saracen in the land of Canaan
Life of St. Christopher in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4816-5
48.   ff. 75-76v   Seven Sleepers were holy men as me hath I-told before
Legend of the Seven Sleepers in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4605-8
49.   ff. 76v-77v   Saint Giles the holy man ne loved no sin
Life of St. Giles in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 3410-7
50.   ff. 77v-79   Martha was a good woman all so ye heareth tell
Life of St. Martha and St. Fronton in the South English Legendary
Number 4732-12
51.   ff. 79-80   Saint Michael the Archangel and his fellows also
Legend of St. Michael in the South English Legendary, Part I — couplets
Number 4731-11
52.   ff. 80-83   Saint Michael in November hath yet another day
Part II of ‘St. Michael’ in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5451-10
53.   ff. 83-86v   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 4595-5
54.   ff. 86v-87v   Saint Faith that holy maid of swith high men she came
Life of St. Faith in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4582-8
55.   ff. 87v-89   Saint Denis was in the old law pagan as other were
Life of St. Denis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4675-8
56.   ff. 89-90   Saint Luke the Evangelist none apostle nas
Life of St. Luke in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 5339-11
57.   ff. 90-92   The Holy Rood the sweet tree right is to have in mind
The ‘Early History’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 133-9
58.   ff. 92-93v   A noble emperor come sith that hight Constantine
The Invention of the Cross, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 5338-9
59.   ff. 93v-95v   The holy Rood that was I-found as thee wit in May
The ‘Exaltation’ of the Cross in the South English Legendary
Number 4543-14
60.   f. 94v   Saint Augustine that Christendom brought into England
Life of St. Augustine of Canterbury in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4754-9
61.   ff. 95v-96   Saint Quiriac that bishop was preached Gods law
Life of St. Quiriac in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4703-10
62.   ff. 96-98   Saint Mary Gods mother from the apostles nas not
The Assumption of Our Lady in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4547-9
63.   ff. 98-101   Saint Bartholomew the holy man of kings blood
Life of St. Bartholomew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4634-14
64.   ff. 101-106   Saint John the evangelist that Apostle is
Life of St. John the Evangelist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4647-10
65.   ff. 106-107v   Saint John was the best bairn the holy baptist
Life of St. John the Baptist in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4749-9
66.   ff. 107v-112   Saint Peter was with our Lord of all Apostles highest
Life of St. Peter in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4745-10
67.   ff. 112-115   Saint Paul was a lither man ere he I-converted were
Life of St. Paul in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4737-11
68.   ff. 115-120   Saint Nicholas the holy man that good confessor was
Life of St. Nicholas in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4540-8
69.   ff. 120-122v   Saint Andrew the apostle was Saint Peters brother
Life of St. Andrew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4662-9
70.   ff. 122v-123   Saint Longinus was a blind knight tho God was I-do on the Rood
South English Legendary
Number 4543-13
71.   ff. 123-123v   Saint Augustine that Christendom brought into England
Life of St. Augustine of Canterbury in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4545-9
72.   ff. 123v-124v   Saint Barnabas the apostle that good was & hende
Life of St. Barnabas in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4534-9
73.   ff. 124v-125v   Saint Alban the holy man was here of England
Life of St. Alban in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4688-10
74.   ff. 125v-127v   Saint Margaret the holy maid and good
Life of St. Margaret in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4928-2
75.   f. 127v   Sly men and egleche and of redes wise and bold
Life of St. Mary Magdalene according to some MSS of the South English Legendary
Number 4620-11
76.   ff. 133-126v   Saint James the holy Apostle good is to have in mone
Life of St. James the Great in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4528-2
77.   ff. 136v-137v   Saint Aethelwold the bishop in England was I-bore
Life of St. Aethelwold in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4583-5
78.   ff. 137v-140v   Saint Dominic the holy friar in Spain was I-bore
Life of St. Dominic in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4659-11
79.   ff. 140v-142v   Saint Lawrence good man was and in strong Martyrdom
Life of St. Lawrence in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4615-7
80.   ff. 142v-143v   Saint Hippolytus the martyr knight was of great honour
Life of St. Hippolytus in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4719-8
81.   ff. 143v-144v   Saint Matthew the Evangelist apostle he was Iwis
Life of St. Matthew in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4623-8
82.   ff. 144v-145v   Saint Jerome was swithe good clerk and wise through all thing
Life of St. Jerome in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4660-7
83.   ff. 145v-146v   Saint Leger a bishop was and holy man enough
Life of St. Leger in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4597-6
84.   ff. 146v-151   Saint Francis the friar minor that was good man enough
Life of St. Francis in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4592-7
85.   ff. 151-154   Saint Eustace the noble knight of heathen law was
Life of St. Eustace in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4587-9
86.   ff. 154-159v   Saint Edmund the Confessor that lieth at Pountney
Life of St. Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4569-6
87.   ff. 160-160v   Saint Brice with Saint Martin was his deacon on earth here
Life of St. Brice in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4588-8
88.   ff. 160v-161v   Saint Edmund the holy king I-bore was here by east
Life of St. Edmund the King in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4574-9
89.   ff. 161v-165   Saint Christina the holy thing as I you tell can
Life of St. Christina in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4572-7
90.   ff. 165-167v   Saint Cecilia of noble kind I-bore was at Rome
Life of St. Cecilia in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4656-10
91.   ff. 167v-171   Saint Katherine of noble kin came by old daw
Life of St. Katharine of Alexandria in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4663-10
92.   ff. 171-172v   Saint Lucy that holy maid in Sicily was I-bore
Life of St. Lucy in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4767-11
93.   ff. 172v-178   Saint Thomas the good Apostle I-martyred was in Inde
Life of St. Thomas the Apostle in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4762-12
94.   ff. 178-179   Saint Stephen was a Jew and of Jews he came
Life of St. Stephen in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 6380-6
95.   ff. 179-183   When men hear tellen of that they love they haven joy and bliss [When men here tellen of thing þar thai louen Ioie thai]
South English Legendary
Number 6853-3
96.   ff. 187-187v   Yet came Jesu to the time ere he went to heaven
‘Southern Resurrection’
Number 5278-1
97.   ff. 188-188r   The first token against doomsday as our lord said
South English Legendary
Number 1507-9
98.   ff. 188v-214   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 4768-10
99.   ff. 214-215   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 4567-10
100.   ff. 215-222v   Saint Brendan the holy man was here of our land
Life of St. Brendan in the South English Legendary — 738 lines in couplets
Number 4742-13
101.   ff. 223-230v   Saint Patrick came through Gods grace to preach in Ireland
Life of St. Patrick (with his Purgatory) in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4590-11
102.   ff. 230v-233   Saint Edward the young martyr was king of England
Life of St. Edward the Elder in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 82-6
103.   ff. 233-233v   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 4763-9
104.   ff. 233v-235   Saint Swithin the confessor was here of England
Life of St. Swithin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4528-3
105.   ff. 235-236   Saint Aethelwold the bishop in England was I-bore
Life of St. Aethelwold in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4661-7
106.   ff. 236-238   Saint Leonard the confessor aland yode here
Life of St. Leonard in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4699-9
107.   ff. 238-240v   Saint Martin was I-bore in the land of Sabaria
Life of St. Martin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4577-11
108.   ff. 240v-246   Saint Clement was I-bore at Rome by old daw
Life of St. Clement in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 85-6
109.   ff. 246-247   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 84-6
110.   f. 247   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 4598-4
111.   ff. 247-248v   Saint Frideswitha that holy maid was here of England
Life of St. Frideswitha in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 1184-9
112.   ff. 248v-250v   Eleven thousand of virgins for our Lord I-martyred were
The Eleven Thousand Virgins, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4758-9
113.   ff. 250v-252v   Saint Simon and Saint Jude two brethren were
Lives of SS. Simon and Jude in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4753-7
114.   ff. 252v-254   Saint Quintin the martyr of the country was of Rome
Life of St. Quintin in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4527-2
115.   ff. 254-255   Saint Aethelberht the holy king king was of England
Life of St. Aethelberht in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 333-8
116.   ff. 255-266   All hallowen day we holden one time in the year
All Saints Day, in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 362-9
117.   ff. 256-260   All souls day on earth right is to hold high
All Souls’ Day in the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4561-4
118.   ff. 260v-261v   Saint Berinus the confessor that goodman was enough
Life of St. Birinus in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 115-1
119.   ff. 261v-269v   A man there was in Israel while by daw
The Conception of Mary, in one MS of the South English Legendary — in couplets
Number 4764-2
120.   ff. 269v-270   Saint Sylvester pope was the first that there came
Life of St. Sylvester in the South English Legendary — couplets
Number 4633-5
121.   ff. 270-270v   Saint John the Baptist in wilderness
South English Legendary
Number 2978-9
122.   ff. 270v-272   Judas was a lither bird that Jesu sold to rood
Life of Judas, in the South English Legendary
Number 4373-10
123.   ff. 272-275   Pilate was lither man & come of lither more
South English Legendary