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Gay the holy pope that good man was and hend
Life of Pope Caius, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Caius, pope, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 232-233
First Lines:
Gaye þe holy pope þat goodman was & hendeȝ
was of dyoclisianus þe emperourus kende…
Last Lines:
…Now Ihesu crist for þe loue þat he loued seint gay
þat he vs ȝeue his blessing so wel so he may
Attributed Title: Gay þe holy pope (f. 232)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 401-3.