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He that made heaven and earth sun and moon for to shine
Life of St. Katharine — in long monorhyming quatrains
Note: For the revised text in 8-line stanzas see 1881.
Subjects: Katherine of Alexandria, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 21ra-24vb
First Lines:
He þat made made heuen & erþe & sonne & mone forto schine
Bring ous in to his riche & scheld ous fram helle pine…
Last Lines:
…Do now forþ þou fendes lim Of þe no am y nouȝt agast
For al þat þou canst bi þinke Y wil suffre al in hast
Note: Written half line per line of MS; or 8-line stanzas, abcbdbeb; ends imperfectly.
Attributed Title: Seynt Katerine (f. 21ra)
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. Legendae Catholicae. Edinburgh, 1840: 167-209.
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 242-58.