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A man there was in Israel while by daw
The Conception of Mary, in one MS of the South English Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Virgin Mary, Conception of; Joachim and Anna, parents of the Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.25 (605), ff. 261v-269v
First Lines:
A man þer was in israel wyle by dawe
Ioachym was his name by for þe nywe lawe…
Last Lines:
…howe we mowe al yfare þe lorde with þoute ende
& bydde we þat to heuene blis þat we mote wende
Note: Lines 592-686 fragmentary due to vertical tearing, f. 268.
Attributed Title: Concepcio beate marie (RT, ff. 261v-269)