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A black monk was Segrestin
Segrestin, a miracle of the Virgin Mary in the Northern Homily Cycle — in couplets
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: miracles; Virgin Mary, miracles of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 223v-225v
First Lines:
A blak monk was segrestayne
And to mary was he buxum and bayne…
Last Lines:
…Leuedy in hir seruyse vs spede
And to ihesu hir sun vs lede
Attributed Title: relacio (f. 223v)
Editions:
Weir, E. G. “The Vernacular Sources of the Middle English Plays of the Virgin Mary.” 2 vols. Diss. Stanford, 1941: 1.121.