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DIMEV 134
IMEV 83
NIMEV 83
A noble story writ I find / A pope that wrote…
The Trentale of St Gregory
Note: For other MSS see 2777 and 4979.
Author(s): Saint Gregory
Title(s): The Trentale of St Gregory
Subjects: Trental of St Gregory; Gregory, saint; exempla



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Caligula A.II, ff. 86vb-88ra
First Lines:
A nobull story wryte y fynde
A pope hit wrote to haue yn mynde…
Last Lines:
…Pray we all hit may so be
And say Amen for charyte
Note: ‘Explicit‭ by scribe in lower margin, f. 88ra.
Attributed Title: Trentale sancti gregorii (f. 86vb, by scribe in upper margin); Trentale (as RT on f. 87v); The Trentall of St Gregory (f. 1, sixteenth-century list of contents)
2.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Peniarth 394, p. 33
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 114-33.
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 260-8.