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Here beginneth syne the story of the apostle Saint Mathias
Life of St. Mathias in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Mathias, 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. 78v-84
First Lines:
here begynnis syne þe story
of þe apostil sancte mathy…
Last Lines:
…ovteof þislyf þat I ma twyne
but schame or ded & dedly syne
Attributed Title: mathy (RT, ff. 78v-83v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.107-14.
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: 1.222-35.