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Life of St. Machor in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Machor, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 190v-208v
First Lines:
for þat oyse is generale
In haly kyrk vniuersale…
Last Lines:
…Out of þis lyf þat I may twyne
but schame or deit or dedly syne
Attributed Title: Explicit wita sancti macharij (f. 208v); morise (RT, 190v-198); machor (RT, 198v-208v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 189-208.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.1-46.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. The Legends of SS. Ninian and Machor. Paisley: Gardner, 1904: 87-134.