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His brother Ruffyn of him great marvel had
Legend of SS. Wulfhade and Ruffyn
Note: Only fragments of the first leaf are preserved: the first complete line is line 70.
Subjects: Wulfhade and Ruffyn, saints



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Nero C.XII, ff. 182-188
First Lines:
His Brothere Ruffin of hym greate marvell hade
And as he wente hym for to seeke…
Last Lines:
…And all that on this Tabull redes god grante them hys gr…
Throue the meyne of these marters in heven to haye a pla…
Note: Manuscript is badly damaged. Only fragments of the first leaf are preserved: the first complete line is line 70.
Attributed Title: The Legend of St Wolfade and Ruffyn Sons to Wolfere King of Mercia, martyred by the Fayth of Crist in memorie of whom the Monsterye of Stone in the County of Stafford was first founded (f. 182)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 308-14.