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Forty days after Christ was born was Candlemass Day
Purificacio beate marie’, in some MSS of the South English Legendary
Note: For another version see 957.
Title(s): South English Legendary; ‘Purificacio beate marie
Subjects: Virgin Mary, Purification of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 225 (SC 14716), ff. 33-34
First Lines:
ffovrty dayes after crist was born was candelmesse day
marie dude hir chirche gong as it fel in þe lay…
Last Lines:
…& bryng vs to heuyn after our endyng day
þer sche with hir bone is & schal ben ay
Attributed Title: Purificatio beate marie (f. 33)